US Customs and Border Protection
It is important that each and every country ensures that the citizens are taken good care of and that they have the courage to walk around their country because they are assured of safety. CBP is categorized as one of the largest and most complex department that is present in Homeland Security (Angelelli, 2015). The priority mission of this department is ensuring that they are in a position to keep all the terrorists hiding and their weapons out of the United States of America. It is responsible on the other hand for ensuring that the border is well secured and that lawful international trade and travel are facilitated well while at the same time trying to emphasize hundreds of the U. S regulations and laws, which include the immigration and the laws on drugs.
The vision statement which is categorized as what the agency aspires to become. It is to ensure that the agency has been able to enhance security, prosperity and safety of the nation by engaging in collaboration, integration and innovation while at the same time serving as the premium law enforcer agency. The ETHOS of the agency which can be defined as the shared identity, aspirations and beliefs include being the guardians of the Nation’s border, safeguarding the homeland of America and even beyond the borders that are visible, it protects Americans against the other instruments of terror and terrorists, the agency also strongly enforces the laid down laws that are present in the United States while at the same time fostering the economic security of the nation through lawful international travel and trade, serving the people of America with integrity, vigilance,and professionalism.
The CORE VALUES of the agency include vigilance which is how the agency ensures the calmness of all the people. The agency is every now and then alert and watchful to ensure that it is in a position to prevent the threats that the nation is facing or about to face. S Customs and Border Protection is a very big agency which takes charge of law enforcement and its main duty being ensuring that the country and the borders are protected from terrorism. The women and men present in CBP are in charge of enforcing hundreds of the U. S. regulations and laws that ensure order in the country. The agency is in a position to facilitate an average of $3 trillion of legitimate trade that is taking place around the border while at the same time ensuring that the required laws and regulations are observed especially when carrying out their daily duties.
The CBP Information is one bridge of contact that is in charge of responding to, tracking and being able to address all the complaints and compliments of the customers that they have as a result of the interaction that they had with the people categorized as the public, industry, the people travelling, the Congress,and other officials in the government. CBP embraced the concept that customers are used and seen as an opportunity to improve the services being provided to the travelers by the agency and thus ensure better meeting of the expectations of customers. The INFO Center is able to record and track the compliments and complaints information in a system that is automated and in charge of tracking to be able to sort out all the issues brought to their attention by their customers.
The complainants who are the customers are able to be contacted through the telephone and their issues comfortably dealt with and thus left comfortable and satisfied. The Telephone/Verbal Complaints is in charge of ensuring that all the processing received at the port either through telephone or verbally are properly recorded in a Complaint Information Datasheet. S. Customs and Border Protection The U. S. Border has had the best history when it comes to the way it offers its service since the day it was incepted in 1924. Despite the fact that there have been changes affecting almost every component of the agency in the fresh days, some of the primary values that have made and helped the patrol to be effective include honor, professionalism, respect they have for the human life, integrity and the effort equally distributed that have always been in them (U.
The terrorist attacks that were taking place in the country especially the one that took place on September 11, 2001, made the topic on border security to be of great interest, especially in Washington. The requests for financial support and emphasis on proposals were again considered because the lawmakers started being concerned about how the national borders must be well protected and monitored closely (Cherpitel et al. On March 1, 2003, the Homeland Department was able to come up with the U. S. Customs and Border Protection which can be termed as the branch of DHS. Figure: showing customs and boarder protection statistics From: https://www. brookings. edu/blog/brookings-now/2017/06/22/charts-of-the-week-border-patrol/ The chart above tries to show what the CPB is trying to do and where they are heading to and the goal they have at the end of the day.
It has not been an easy thing to deal with the terrorism issues but I am sure with joined efforts and struggles the journey will be complete. When the agency is strong then it means that the country will be much safer and well protected (Gronda Morin, 2018). Cherpitel, C. J. , Ye, Y. , Zemore, S. E. [online] Available at: https://grondamorin. com/2018/06/22/customs-border-patrol-statistics-and-rules-regarding-immigration-at-sw-us-border-before-6-20-18/ [Accessed 14 Oct. Norman, E. , & Bakker, K. Transcending borders through postcolonial water governance? Indigenous water governance across the Canada-US border. Border Patrol Agents Foil Human Smuggling Near Mirando City, Texas | U. S. Customs and Border Protection. Retrieved from https://www. cbp. Customs and Border Protection. U. S. Customs and Border Protection | Securing America's Borders. Retrieved from https://www.
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