WASHINGTON (AP) — Four Border Patrol agents didn't follow department rules when they opened fire in two separate incidents along the U.S.-Mexico Border, both involving agents shooting at drivers who were trying to speed away, a review board has found.
The two cases were among seven shooting incidents reviewed by the National Use of Force Review Board. Most of the agents in the seven cases were found to be compliant with the border agency's use of force policy, according to case summaries obtained by The Associated Press.
The board meets quarterly to review instances of shootings by U.S. Customs and Border Protection. It was formed after a major overhaul of the agency's force policy in 2012 following a rash of shootings that sparked public outrage. The c