American Border Patrol Aerial Photos

American Border Patrol Aerial Photos

ABP's Border Hawk M caught these photos yesterday. The location is about 200 feet south of the border just East of the San Pedro River.

The top photo was was taken from 500 feet using a 300 mm optical zoom. It shows a "TJ Taxi" - a van used to ferry people from Naco, Sonora, Mexico, to spots along the border for later crossing. Note that it is parked next to a Humane Borders water tank.

The second photo was also taken from 500 feet using a 300 mm optical zoom. It shows people just dropped off by this taxi hiding in the brush. (The two guys next to the van above were observed emerging from the brush where the people are hiding).

The third photo is a digital blow up. The camera records at 17.5 megapixels. ABP counted about fifteen people hiding in the brush.

These photos demonstrate how difficult it is to find people in this part of the border zone. ABP had spotted the van and orbited the area. We knew what to look for and where. Had we not seen the van and known what it was up to, we never would have seen the group.

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5 years 41 weeks ago, 3:16 PM

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Snipers?

Anyway to man one of these ABP's Border Hawk M's with a sniper? Just a thought!

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5 years 41 weeks ago, 3:17 PM

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I like

bear traps better

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5 years 41 weeks ago, 3:27 PM

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How about...

How about Snipers, Bear Traps, and Land Mines?

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5 years 41 weeks ago, 6:07 PM

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with his .45 Colt and his .410 and let him practice before he goes big time? LOL Go get em snake.

5 years 41 weeks ago, 6:09 PM

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i will do it samD

just need me LC and thats all.

5 years 41 weeks ago, 9:07 PM

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ebears relatives

lol

5 years 41 weeks ago, 9:12 PM

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pour some

antifreeze in that water tank!

5 years 41 weeks ago, 9:15 PM

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we call

that mexycan floride

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5 years 41 weeks ago, 9:17 PM

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mexycan floride

you're probably immune to it considering your drinking water

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5 years 41 weeks ago, 9:12 PM

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go watch your show...2 and a half homos..starring reaper, Snake and Runaway gun as the half.

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5 years 41 weeks ago, 9:13 PM

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damn snake

you gonna let him talk about you like that?

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5 years 41 weeks ago, 9:18 PM

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I would get mad

BUT I STILL CAN'T READ THE RIGHT SIDE OF THE TEXT!!!!!

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5 years 41 weeks ago, 9:21 PM

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sucks to be you

it says some pretty F'd up shizz. I'd be pissed if I was snake though. He's pissed out the window of his moving beretta for less. Everyone types the really crazy shit on the far right

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5 years 41 weeks ago, 9:20 PM

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yeah i know

it ruined a very funny come back

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FIX IT!!!!!

Reaper, samD!!! Ask admin to fix it. I don't like the new site, it has less than the old setup, but i don't complain because it wouldn't do any good anyway. But the text is very annoying and I can't download Mozilla on this thing. HELP, GODDAMNIT!!!!

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