The BEST task force concept incorporates personnel from existing intelligence groups -- involved in both collection and analysis -- to help identify and disseminate information relating to violent smuggling organizations.
The only reason we got onto this case was because of a lucky tip. We could have launched this case a year earlier. It sure would make our jobs easier and save the taxpayers a lot of money if we had access to their information.
We are required by law to detain illegal immigrants who have committed crimes or have criminal records, so sometimes we have no choice. We'd much rather release someone who's been arrested for working illegally than someone who has committed a rape.