United States Department of Justice - Immigration and Naturalization Service - United States Border Patrol

United States Department of Justice - Immigration and Naturalization Service - United States Border Patrol, US

United States Department of Justice - Immigration and Naturalization Service - United States Border Patrol

Senior Patrol Agent Catherine Mary Hill

United States Department of Justice - Immigration and Naturalization Service - United States Border Patrol, US

EOW: Friday, October 25, 2002

Cause: Automobile crash

Border Patrol Agent Eloy Hernandez

United States Department of Justice - Immigration and Naturalization Service - United States Border Patrol, US

EOW: Wednesday, January 16, 2002

Cause: Automobile crash

Border Patrol Agent John Charles Gigax

United States Department of Justice - Immigration and Naturalization Service - United States Border Patrol, US

EOW: Sunday, November 7, 1999

Cause: Automobile crash

Senior Patrol Agent Rene B. Garza

United States Department of Justice - Immigration and Naturalization Service - United States Border Patrol, US

EOW: Wednesday, January 20, 1999

Cause: Heart attack

Pilot Walter Scott Panchison

United States Department of Justice - Immigration and Naturalization Service - United States Border Patrol, US

EOW: Friday, October 23, 1998

Cause: Aircraft accident

Border Patrol Agent Thomas J. Williams

United States Department of Justice - Immigration and Naturalization Service - United States Border Patrol, US

EOW: Tuesday, October 20, 1998

Cause: Automobile crash

Border Patrol Agent Jesus A. de la Ossa

United States Department of Justice - Immigration and Naturalization Service - United States Border Patrol, US

EOW: Tuesday, October 20, 1998

Cause: Automobile crash

Border Patrol Agent Stephen C. Starch

United States Department of Justice - Immigration and Naturalization Service - United States Border Patrol, US

EOW: Saturday, June 14, 1997

Cause: Fall

Border Patrol Agent Michael Wayne Barnes

United States Department of Justice - Immigration and Naturalization Service - United States Border Patrol, US

EOW: Thursday, December 12, 1996

Cause: Heart attack

Border Patrol Agent Jefferson L. Barr

United States Department of Justice - Immigration and Naturalization Service - United States Border Patrol, US

EOW: Friday, January 19, 1996

Cause: Gunfire

Border Patrol Agent Xavier G. Magdaleno

United States Department of Justice - Immigration and Naturalization Service - United States Border Patrol, US

EOW: Wednesday, May 10, 1995

Cause: Struck by train

Border Patrol Agent Luis A. Santiago

United States Department of Justice - Immigration and Naturalization Service - United States Border Patrol, US

EOW: Tuesday, March 28, 1995

Cause: Fall

Border Patrol Agent Jose Angel Nava

United States Department of Justice - Immigration and Naturalization Service - United States Border Patrol, US

EOW: Saturday, January 7, 1995

Cause: Automobile crash

Pilot Louis Deitrich Stahl

United States Department of Justice - Immigration and Naturalization Service - United States Border Patrol, US

EOW: Saturday, June 13, 1992

Cause: Aircraft accident

Patrol Agent John Donald Keenan

United States Department of Justice - Immigration and Naturalization Service - United States Border Patrol, US

EOW: Monday, November 27, 1989

Cause: Vehicular assault

Border Patrol Agent Keith Connelly

United States Department of Justice - Immigration and Naturalization Service - United States Border Patrol, US

EOW: Wednesday, September 6, 1989

Cause: Gunfire

Border Patrol Agent Josiah Blaine Mahar

United States Department of Justice - Immigration and Naturalization Service - United States Border Patrol, US

EOW: Friday, September 23, 1988

Cause: Automobile crash

Border Patrol Agent John Robert McCravey

United States Department of Justice - Immigration and Naturalization Service - United States Border Patrol, US

EOW: Monday, February 23, 1987

Cause: Vehicle pursuit

Border Patrol Agent Norman Ray Salinas

United States Department of Justice - Immigration and Naturalization Service - United States Border Patrol, US

EOW: Monday, August 4, 1986

Cause: Automobile crash

Pilot Lester L. Haynie

United States Department of Justice - Immigration and Naturalization Service - United States Border Patrol, US

EOW: Friday, June 14, 1985

Cause: Aircraft accident

Border Patrol Agent Manuel Salcido, Jr.

United States Department of Justice - Immigration and Naturalization Service - United States Border Patrol, US

EOW: Wednesday, January 2, 1985

Cause: Automobile crash

Patrol Agent Thomas Kent Byrd

United States Department of Justice - Immigration and Naturalization Service - United States Border Patrol, US

EOW: Monday, November 21, 1983

Cause: Motorcycle crash

Patrol Agent Victor C. Ochoa

United States Department of Justice - Immigration and Naturalization Service - United States Border Patrol, US

EOW: Friday, March 11, 1983

Cause: Automobile crash

Pilot Weldon Smith

United States Department of Justice - Immigration and Naturalization Service - United States Border Patrol, US

EOW: Friday, October 19, 1979

Cause: Aircraft accident

Patrol Agent Oscar Trevino Torres

United States Department of Justice - Immigration and Naturalization Service - United States Border Patrol, US

EOW: Saturday, November 30, 1974

Cause: Fall

Patrol Agent Glenn A. Phillips

United States Department of Justice - Immigration and Naturalization Service - United States Border Patrol, US

EOW: Monday, July 8, 1974

Cause: Automobile crash

Border Patrol Agent Lee L. Bounds

United States Department of Justice - Immigration and Naturalization Service - United States Border Patrol, US

EOW: Friday, March 29, 1974

Cause: Automobile crash

Patrol Agent Edwin Curtis Dennis

United States Department of Justice - Immigration and Naturalization Service - United States Border Patrol, US

EOW: Monday, February 4, 1974

Cause: Automobile crash

Pilot Friedrich "Fritz" Karl

United States Department of Justice - Immigration and Naturalization Service - United States Border Patrol, US

EOW: Thursday, October 4, 1973

Cause: Aircraft accident

Senior Patrol Agent John S. Blue

United States Department of Justice - Immigration and Naturalization Service - United States Border Patrol, US

EOW: Thursday, October 4, 1973

Cause: Aircraft accident

Senior Patrol Inspector James G. Burns

United States Department of Justice - Immigration and Naturalization Service - United States Border Patrol, US

EOW: Sunday, December 8, 1968

Cause: Heart attack

Border Patrol Inspector Ralph L. Anderson

United States Department of Justice - Immigration and Naturalization Service - United States Border Patrol, US

EOW: Friday, October 25, 1968

Cause: Gunfire (Accidental)

Border Patrol Inspector Richard A. Lugo

United States Department of Justice - Immigration and Naturalization Service - United States Border Patrol, US

EOW: Sunday, May 14, 1967

Cause: Automobile crash

Pilot Kenneth L. Carl

United States Department of Justice - Immigration and Naturalization Service - United States Border Patrol, US

EOW: Sunday, June 18, 1961

Cause: Aircraft accident

Border Patrol Inspector John A. Rector

United States Department of Justice - Immigration and Naturalization Service - United States Border Patrol, US

EOW: Tuesday, October 16, 1956

Cause: Gunfire (Accidental)

Border Patrol Inspector James M. Carter

United States Department of Justice - Immigration and Naturalization Service - United States Border Patrol, US

EOW: Wednesday, June 6, 1956

Cause: Aircraft accident

Pilot Douglas Carter Shute

United States Department of Justice - Immigration and Naturalization Service - United States Border Patrol, US

EOW: Wednesday, June 6, 1956

Cause: Aircraft accident

Border Patrol Inspector Donald Kee

United States Department of Justice - Immigration and Naturalization Service - United States Border Patrol, US

EOW: Friday, July 23, 1954

Cause: Aircraft accident

Pilot William Franklin Buckelew

United States Department of Justice - Immigration and Naturalization Service - United States Border Patrol, US

EOW: Friday, July 23, 1954

Cause: Aircraft accident

Pilot Michael T. "Tommy" Box

United States Department of Justice - Immigration and Naturalization Service - United States Border Patrol, US

EOW: Tuesday, August 29, 1950

Cause: Aircraft accident

Autogiro Pilot Ned D. Henderson

United States Department of Justice - Immigration and Naturalization Service - United States Border Patrol, US

EOW: Sunday, November 18, 1945

Cause: Aircraft accident

Border Patrol Inspector Ralph W. Ramsey

United States Department of Justice - Immigration and Naturalization Service - United States Border Patrol, US

EOW: Thursday, February 26, 1942

Cause: Struck by train

Patrol Inspector George E. Pringle

United States Department of Justice - Immigration and Naturalization Service - United States Border Patrol, US

EOW: Saturday, December 28, 1940

Cause: Automobile crash

Total Line of Duty Deaths: 67

  • Aircraft accident 14
  • Assault 1
  • Automobile crash 20
  • Duty related illness 1
  • Fall 4
  • Gunfire 10
  • Gunfire (Accidental) 2
  • Heart attack 5
  • Motorcycle crash 1
  • Stabbed 2
  • Struck by train 2
  • Struck by vehicle 2
  • Vehicle pursuit 1
  • Vehicular assault 2

By Month

  • January 6
  • February 3
  • March 7
  • April 3
  • May 3
  • June 10
  • July 7
  • August 3
  • September 4
  • October 11
  • November 6
  • December 4

By Gender

  • Male 64
  • Female 3