The border between Sutton Township and Vermont is easy to cross, but harder to monitor because of the distance between customs posts, their limited hours of operation and many unpatrolled roads that are ideal for smuggling. Most customs officers live in the area, too, and knowing the “smugglers” doesn’t make their jobs any easier.
A customs officer’s success is based on instinct and a keen sense of observation. Experienced officers develop a sixth sense that allows them to spot behaviours caused by a guilty conscience. Customs officers François Cusson and Wayne Kemp tell us about that.
Wayne Kemp and François Cusson tell us how customs officers can sniff out smugglers (captions available in both English and French).View the video with an English transcript.
Wayne Kemp tell us how some situations are downright crazy (captions available in both English and French). View the video with an English transcript.