Grand Forks Herald: “We can’t afford for it to happen again:” Border Patrol transformed after 9/11

By April Baumgarten

More than 15 years ago, Robert Tuttle was one of two men who manned the U.S. Border Patrol Station in Warroad, Minn.

On Sept. 11, 2001, he was getting ready to travel on assignment to Grand Forks when radio reports began to pour from his radio about a plane hitting the World Trade Center. As the day went on, it became evident to Tuttle, who now is the patrol agent in charge at the Warroad Station, that the days of two-man Border Patrol stations were over.

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