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Border officials clear agents in four deadly-force cases

Border officials clear agents in four deadly-force cases

Border officials for the first time have publicly released the conclusions of internal investigations of agents who opened fire while on duty, ruling that officers had acted properly in four shootings.

The reviews were conducted by an internal panel that the U.S. Customs and Border Protection service set up to address a troubling pattern of agents’ use of deadly force, according to a summary of the reviews published online Thursday.

Fourteen other shootings are still being investigated.

In one of the cases the service released information...

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