High Intensity Enforcement Area
This photo shows a Federal Officer in a t-shirt and paramilitary gear getting out of an unmarked enforcement vehicle and approaching a vehicle that was stopped for unknown reasons by another unmarked enforcement vehicle. The stopped vehicle is being searched by federal agents. This stop took place over 40 miles North of the border. It should be noted that Border Patrol agents have not been cross-certified by the local sheriff to enforce State law in Pima County, Arizona.