About American Border Patrol

American Border Patrol is the only non-governmental organization (NGO) that monitors the border on a regular basis – mostly by air. It has three aircraft, each designed for a specialized mission.

ABP operates from a ranch right on the Mexican border in Southeastern Arizona in the heart of a major smuggling corridor.

ABP is a watchdog. We watch what the government is doing and we report to you directly.


ABP has been active on the U.S./Mexico border for seven years.

Click here to see a chronological listing of stories about ABP.


ABP is a 501 c (3) non-profit corporation. A Certified Public accounting firm audits its books annually. It is authorized to solicit donations in every state in the United States. The vast majority of its funding comes from small individual donations.


Glenn Spencer is the president and founder of American Border Patrol (see resume). His background in systems engineering and Operations Research has served him well in understand the issues facing the U.S. Border Patrol. Glenn receives no salary.

Board of Directors

Bill King, former Chief Agent, U.S. Border Patrol
Chuck Floyd, Retired Army officer, presidential appointee for international embassy security and border security
Ron Sanders, former Chief Agent, Tucson Sector of the U.S. Border Patrol
Melissa Jaramillo, resident of Cochise County Arizona
Glenn Spencer, Chairman

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