Content warning: This article discusses rape culture and sexual assault.

I was once just like you. When I joined the Border Patrol in June of 1995, I was looking to serve my country and experience what it was to be a federal law enforcement officer. I went through the same academy as you did, took the same tests as you did, served on the same border as you do today. I hiked and patrolled the same dangerous terrain as you. I may be older than you, but I once knew what it was to be a woman in that green…

Jenn Budd

Former Senior Patrol agent/Intelligence agent turned immigration rights activist. Whistle blower. Advisor, speaker, writer on Border Patrol and CBP corruption.

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