Philadelphia Pennsylvania Border Patrol in Philadelphia Pennsylvania

Address and phone number for Philadelphia Pennsylvania Border Patrol, a Border Patrol, at Chestnut Street, Philadelphia PA.


Name
Philadelphia Pennsylvania Border Patrol
Address
200 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 19106
Phone
215-238-4230

About the Philadelphia Pennsylvania Border Patrol

The Philadelphia Pennsylvania Border Patrol, located in Philadelphia, PA, is a field office of the U.S. Border Patrol, a federal law enforcement agency that protects the nation's borders. Border Patrol, a division of U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), prevents the illegal entry of aliens and contraband into the U.S. The agency's highest priority remains preventing terrorists and terrorist weapons from entering the country. Border Patrol also prevents human trafficking, drug trafficking, and threats to U.S. agriculture from disease or pests. In Philadelphia County, Border Patrol agents can search, interrogate, and apprehend people attempting to cross a border or passing between ports of entry, including inbound air, marine, road, and rail traffic.

You may contact the U.S. Border Patrol for questions about:
  • Philadelphia County Border Patrol locations
  • U.S. immigration policies and border crossing in PA
  • Importing and exporting goods
  • Filing a complaint against Border Patrol
  • Philadelphia County CBP officer jobs and employment
U.S. Border Protection

The U.S. Border Patrol patrols land on the borders with Mexico and Canada, as well as coastal waters around Florida and Puerto Rico. They also monitor other points of entry, such as ports, railroads, and airports. In Philadelphia County, for example, Border Patrol agents monitor the airport to stop illegal entry of people or contraband items like drugs. In addition to screening people and vehicles at border crossings, Border Protection officers can set up traffic checkpoints to identify illegal border crossings.

CBP Special Operations

Within Border Patrol, CBP operates several specialized units, including the Tactical Unit, a rapid response unit that handles high-risk incidents in Philadelphia County. The Search, Trauma, and Rescue Unit conducts search and rescue missions along the border. Both units operate under the Border Patrol Special Operations Group, part of CBP and the Department of Homeland Security. In Philadelphia County, Border Patrol officers also respond to emergent and uncommon law enforcement situations which require special techniques and tactics, such as emergency medical response or search and rescue.

Border Surveillance

In Philadelphia County, Border Patrol agents receive law enforcement training. CBP officers rely on a variety of policing techniques and strategies to monitor border crossings and stop illegal passage. Border surveillance activities include visually monitoring the border and border crossings to identify signs of illegal passage or illegal entrants. Border Patrol also relies on advanced technology to conduct surveillance and stop illegal entry.

Border Patrol Complaints

CBP accepts allegations of misconduct or complaints against Border Patrol. Complaints against Border Patrol agents in Philadelphia County will be investigated by CBP, though the Privacy Act prevents disclosure of any disciplinary actions against the employee. CBP provides information about filing a complaint on its website, as does the Philadelphia Pennsylvania Border Patrol.

Contact the Philadelphia Pennsylvania Border Patrol

You may contact the Philadelphia Pennsylvania Border Patrol by calling 215-238-4230, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Philadelphia Pennsylvania Border Patrol, 200 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 19106.


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