City hall, Austin, Texas.
A woman is extracted from her car after running off a small bridge and into a canal. Showing signs of multiple fractures, she is immediately rushed to the nearest hospital.
Heated discussion between a deputy sheriff and border patrol officer.
Routine check on highway 1-10, US’s largest terrestrial drug vein, linking the United-States to Mexico. Large eighteen wheel trucks are commonly used for passing tons of drugs into the country.
Police K-9 “Charlie” takes a playful break during a usually hectic day.
Eighty pounds of marijuana are extracted from tires of a car found abandoned on the side of the road, the driver had blown a tire.
Twenty four pounds of black tar heroin, estimated at 24 million dollars, are seized at the El Paso-Juárez border. This remains one of the largest heroin seizures in US’s history.
Blood soaked floor of the Anthony Texas Police Department waiting room.
Awaiting to be brought to the county jail and having caused damage to his cell and possibly to himself, this young man is shackled to his feet.
El Paso County Jail. One phone call is allowed to try to get bailed out.
The mandatory strip search and delousing before becoming a full-fledged member within the inmates.
Basketball, volleyball and boxing are but a few sports practiced in the gym located on the top floor of the county jail.
The Sheriff Reaction Team trains for possible future riots in the jail, capable of securing a large cellblock within seconds.
4:00 A.M., Deputy Sheriffs await a hot call in a local truck stop. This along with patrolling, represents 80% of their job.
Racing down dark, half-abandoned streets at uncomfortable speeds.
Two men are arrested after fighting in front of a Mexican bar, known for its drug dealing.
An illegal alien taken from the same bar, is cuffed and brought to the border patrol.
A man is stabbed in the face after a drug deal gone bad.
A floater is found in a canal branching of the Rio-Grandé.