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Oversight finds limited repercussions for border agents who made offensive social media posts

Customs and Border Protection agents who posted violent and explicit messages in private Facebook groups faced disciplinary actions that were significantly more lenient than the recommendations made by the agency's discipline review board, according to a House Oversight and Reform Committee report released Monday.
1 month ago|Menlo Park, United States

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House Oversight report shows inadequate discipline for border agents connected to offensive Facebook groups

US Customs and Border Protection determined that 60 CBP agents "engaged in misconduct and were subject to discipline" in a review of controversial Facebook posts, a new congressional report says, but many only received light final penalties from the agency and remain in their posts.

1 month ago|Atlanta, United States
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Border Patrol Repeatedly Gave Agents Light Punishments, Report Finds

After an inquiry into a private Facebook group where racist memes were shared, 60 employees were found to have violated the agency’s code of conduct. Two were fired.

1 month ago|New York, United States
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Border agents who made violent, lewd Facebook posts faced flawed disciplinary process at CBP, House investigation finds

60 agents engaged in misconduct but only two were fired, far fewer than CBP internal review recommended

1 month ago|Washington, United States
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Oversight finds limited repercussions for border agents who made offensive social media posts

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1 month ago|Washington, United States
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Border agents in Facebook groups with bigoted posts saw little discipline

Most agents received significantly reduced discipline, according to a report released Monday by the U.S. House of Representatives.

1 month ago|Los Angeles, United States
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House Oversight report shows inadequate discipline for border agents connected to offensive Facebook groups

By Priscilla Alvarez, CNNUS Customs and Border Protection determined that 60 CBP agents “engaged in misconduct and were subject to discipline” in a review of controversial Facebook posts, a new congressional report says, but many only received light final penalties from the agency and remain in their posts.The agency conducted 135 investigations into personnel affiliated with a controversial Facebook group called “I’m 10-15,” which reportedly co…

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House Oversight report shows inadequate discipline for border agents connected to offensive Facebook groups

By Priscilla Alvarez, CNNUS Customs and Border Protection determined that 60 CBP agents “engaged in misconduct and were subject to discipline” in a review of controversial Facebook posts, a new congressional report says, but many only received light final penalties from the agency and remain in their posts.The agency conducted 135 investigations into personnel affiliated with a controversial Facebook group called “I’m 10-15,” which reportedly co…

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Report: Border Patrol agents who made bigoted posts received reduced discipline

A U.S. House of Representatives agency found that over 130 Border Patrol agents who made bigoted posts against migrants in secret social media groups received reduced disciplinary measures.

1 month ago|Washington, United States
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Border agents in Facebook groups with bigoted posts saw little discipline

By Andrea Castillo | Los Angeles TimesThe vast majority of Customs and Border Protection agents who engaged in secretive social media groups that featured violent, bigoted posts against migrants and members of Congress ultimately received significantly reduced discipline measures, according to a report released by the U.S. House of Representatives.Agency officials launched an internal investigation into 135 employees for “inappropriate social me…

1 month ago|San Jose, United States
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House Oversight report shows inadequate discipline for border agents connected to offensive Facebook groups

By Priscilla Alvarez, CNN

1 month ago|Honolulu, United States
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