Number of Border Patrol Officers Coming to Area Announced

By Joe Gullo

Published 04/03 2014 05:54PM

Updated 04/03 2014 06:16PM

Vermont and New York will receive additional Customs and Border Protection officers as early as next year.

FOX 44 and ABC 22 told you on Tuesday there will be 2,000 additional personnel at the border around the country.

Ten officers will be coming to Vermont, five for Highgate and five for Derby Line. New York will also receive an additional 40 officers, that includes 20 at the Champlain Port of Entry.

Customs and Border Protection hopes to have the officers on the job by next year.

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