Blaine Border Patrol sector hires new deputy chief

Published on Wed, Jul 15, 2009
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Deputy Chief Patrol Agent (DCPA) Henry Rolon was sworn-in as the new second-in-command of the Blaine Border Patrol sector.  Rolon has more than 20 years of combined law enforcement experience in the U.S. Government. Rolon began his career in law enforcement in 1988 as a U.S. Marine Corps military police officer. He has also served as a Federal correctional officer in the Federal Bureau of Prisons.

Since joining the Border Patrol in 1996, he has been assigned to various geographical locations throughout the nation to include U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) headquarters in Washington D.C.

Rolon has held a variety of senior management positions in CBP and the Office of Border Patrol such as assistant chief Patrol agent, acting senior associate chief, acting deputy assistant commissioner, acting assistant commissioner and acting deputy chief of staff to the commissioner of CBP.

 “Blaine Sector has unique challenges, I am committed to our border security mission of preventing all potential threats from entering the United States, and I am excited to have joined Chief Bates and the men and women of CBP,” Rolon said. 

DCPA Rolon has served as the interim Blaine Sector Deputy Chief since October 2008. 

DCPA Rolon’s recent assignment was serving as the patrol agent in charge of the Brown Field border patrol station in Southern California where he led a contingent of more than 400 agents.

DCPA Rolon is a graduate of the senior executive fellows program, Harvard University Kennedy School of Government.