On May 6, 2012, the Tucson Sector welcomed R. Alan Booth as the new Patrol Agent in Charge (PAIC) of the Douglas Border Patrol Station.
PAIC Booth entered on duty with the U.S. Border Patrol in 1997 as a member of Class 358. His first duty assignment as a Border Patrol Agent was at the Lordsburg, New Mexico station in the El Paso Sector.
In 2001, PAIC Booth successfully completed the selection process for the Border Patrol Tactical Unit and was later selected as a Field Operations Supervisor. For the next two years, he was a Special Operations Supervisor assigned to El Paso, Texas, where he planned and executed operations throughout the United States.
During his career, PAIC Booth has served as Assistant Chief of Operations for the Arizona Joint Field Command and as the Assistant Patrol Agent in Charge in Sonoita, Ariz. PAIC Booth also worked as an Assistant Chief at Border Patrol Headquarters in Washington, D.C. Most recently, he was assigned to the Tucson Sector Headquarters as an Executive Officer.
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