Border Security: America’s Front Line, April 20, 2024, Nat Geo, “Shocked and Stunned” and “Not Adding Up”

Border Security: America's Front Line

National Geographic presents a double bill of Border Security: America’s Front Line on Saturday April 20, offering viewers a glimpse into the challenging work of customs and border protection officers. The first episode, “Shocked and Stunned,” airs at 9:00 pm, followed by “Not Adding Up” at 9:30 pm.

In “Shocked and Stunned,” its a race against time as CBP officers are shocked by the discovery of an undeclared stun gun. With the owner of the prohibited device unknown, they must act quickly to identify the individual before their plane boards. The episode showcases the meticulous inspection processes and the swift response of CBP officers in ensuring the safety and security of air travel.

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In the following episode, “Not Adding Up,” CBP officers encounter a different type of challenge. They are faced with a conundrum when an arithmetic book is not included on the cargo manifesto. This discrepancy sets off a chain of investigations as officers work to unravel the mystery and ensure the security of the shipment.

The episode highlights the meticulous attention to detail required in cargo inspections and the importance of accurate documentation. Viewers will be intrigued by the complex procedures followed by CBP officers to safeguard the country’s borders and maintain the flow of legitimate trade.

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Both episodes provide a window into the critical work of CBP officers, who remain vigilant in their efforts to protect the nation’s borders and facilitate legitimate trade and travel.

Border Security: America’s Front Line airs on National Geographic, with “Shocked and Stunned” at 9:00 pm and “Not Adding Up” at 9:30 pm, on Saturday, April 20, 2024.

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