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08/26/2011

ICE's top 5 news stories for the week ending Aug. 26, 2011

Aug. 25, 2011 — ICE's Office of Professional Responsibility combats employee corruption

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Office of Professional Responsibility (OPR) investigates criminal and administrative misconduct committed by ICE and U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) employees and contractors. It also addresses complaints of civilians who impersonate ICE or CBP employees; as well as individuals who try to bribe ICE or CBP employees. Full Story

Aug. 26, 2011 — Connecticut man pleads guilty to child pornography

An investigation by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations, the European Law Enforcement Agency (EURPOL) and the Dutch National Police led to a Connecticut man pleading guilty to possession of child pornography. Full Story

Aug. 25, 2011 — Operation Predator leads to arrest of former sheriff's deputy

On Thursday, a former White County, Ga., sheriff's deputy was arrested for producing child pornography. This arrest was made following an investigation by U.S. Immigration and Custom Enforcement's (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations. Full Story

Aug. 24, 2011 — 2 Massachusetts men sentenced for conspiracy to distribute 4,497 pounds marijuana

Two Massachusetts men were sentenced to federal prison this week, following an investigation conducted by special agents with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), as part of the Gulf Coast Border Enforcement Security Taskforce (GC BEST). Full Story

Aug. 23, 2011 — Get the facts on Secure Communities

The highest priority of any law enforcement agency is to protect the communities it serves. When it comes to enforcing our nation's immigration laws, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) focuses its limited resources on those who have been arrested for breaking criminal laws. Full Story