1000Th U.S. Border Patrol training academy begins

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TUCSON, Ariz. -- The U.S. Border Patrol has begun its 1,000th training academy.

The class is made up of 48 men and women.

Tuesday the class got the chance to meet Tucson Sector Chief Patrol Agent Rick Barlow and were sworn in.

The Border Patrol was established in 1924 and currently there are more than 20,000 agents nationwide.