I like to watch the TV shows about Canadian Border Security and To Serve and Protect. It’s amazing the kind of people these agents have to deal with and sometimes the verbal abuse.
I think about our local borders and areas that are patrolled by the RCMP. The American and Canadian Border have some of the best and politest agents that look after the defense of the countries by dealing with people crossing the border coming and going.
I have been a landed immigrant since June, 1969 and cross the border many times during a year. These agents have a particular job to do and I appreciate their efforts. It doesn’t bother me if they want to search my car and ask me questions. That is part of their job and when they finish, we should thank them for doing their job of protecting the countries.
If you are always honest with your answers, and declare all you should, you don’t have anything to worry about.
The police also have a difficult job. It’s not always like play time, while they are doing what is expected of them.
Sure, we live in a fairly low crime area but they are on call for any emergency that comes up. No matter what the weather is like, they are ready to do their job.
A hearty thank you to all the Police and Customs Agents for a great job.