32 min

Is the US Border Patrol overstepping its boundaries‪?‬ KERA's Think

    • Society & Culture

Within 100 miles of the border and coastlines, the Border Patrol can conduct warrantless stops and interrogations. Reece Jones is a Guggenheim Fellow and professor and the chair of the Department of Geography and Environment at the University of Hawaii. He joins host Krys Boyd to discuss the almost-unfettered agency, how the Supreme Court has authorized its powers, and how it’s becoming a national police force. His book is “Nobody Is Protected: How the Border Patrol Became the Most Dangerous Police Force in the United States.”

Within 100 miles of the border and coastlines, the Border Patrol can conduct warrantless stops and interrogations. Reece Jones is a Guggenheim Fellow and professor and the chair of the Department of Geography and Environment at the University of Hawaii. He joins host Krys Boyd to discuss the almost-unfettered agency, how the Supreme Court has authorized its powers, and how it’s becoming a national police force. His book is “Nobody Is Protected: How the Border Patrol Became the Most Dangerous Police Force in the United States.”

32 min