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What is IBET?

The Integrated Border Enforcement Team (IBET) program, encompassing 15 regions along the northern border, is a multi-faceted law enforcement initiative comprised of both Canadian and American partners. The IBET is considered a best practice by both the Canadian and United States governments and is a model for bi-national collaborative efforts in securing our shared border. The IBET core agencies include the United States Customs and Border Protection (CBP), the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG), Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA), and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP).

This longstanding, bi-national partnership has enabled the participating law enforcement partners to share information and work together daily with other local, state, and provincial enforcement agencies on issues related to smuggling, organized crime, the vulnerabilities associated with unguarded roads, and other criminal activities along the U.S.-Canada border at and between the ports of entry.