FLETC Journal, Summer 2013

FLETC Journal, Summer 2013

"Recent high profile events around the country have illustrated the need for tactical tracking for law enforcement officers and agents. The murder of Park Ranger Margaret Anderson in Mt. Rainier National Park, Peter Keller’s murder of his family in Washington State, Aaron Bassler’s murder of a public official near Fort Bragg, Calif. and the recent [...]

Ab Taylor.

Ab Taylor.

"Ab Taylor, plain-spoken Texan who became a legend in the arcane art of man-tracking during three decades with the U.S. Border Patrol and later taught children how to survive if they became lost in the wild [...] As he patrolled the rugged, unpopulated stretches of the U.S.-Mexico border, Taylor developed expertise in looking for the small [...]

“Border Patrollers tell how to track anybody” [1978].

“Border Patrollers tell how to track anybody” [1978].

"It generally comes as quite a surprise when people discover that there are still men who practice this ancient art with as much skill and frequency as did the early cowboy and Indian. These men not only track other human beings almost daily, but actually earn their living at it. The United States Border Patrol has been charged with the [...]