United States Department of Homeland Security - Customs and Border Protection - United States Border Patrol

United States Department of Homeland Security - Customs and Border Protection - United States Border Patrol, US

United States Department of Homeland Security - Customs and Border Protection - United States Border Patrol

Border Patrol Agent Rogelio Martinez

United States Department of Homeland Security - Customs and Border Protection - United States Border Patrol, US

EOW: Sunday, November 19, 2017

Cause: Unidentified

Border Patrol Agent Isaac Morales

United States Department of Homeland Security - Customs and Border Protection - United States Border Patrol, US

EOW: Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Cause: Stabbed

Border Patrol Agent David Gomez

United States Department of Homeland Security - Customs and Border Protection - United States Border Patrol, US

EOW: Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Cause: Heart attack

Border Patrol Agent Jose Daniel Barraza

United States Department of Homeland Security - Customs and Border Protection - United States Border Patrol, US

EOW: Monday, April 18, 2016

Cause: Automobile crash

Border Patrol Agent Tyler Ryan Robledo

United States Department of Homeland Security - Customs and Border Protection - United States Border Patrol, US

EOW: Friday, September 12, 2014

Cause: Automobile crash

Border Patrol Agent Javier Vega, Jr.

United States Department of Homeland Security - Customs and Border Protection - United States Border Patrol, US

EOW: Sunday, August 3, 2014

Cause: Gunfire

Border Patrol Agent David Richard Delaney

United States Department of Homeland Security - Customs and Border Protection - United States Border Patrol, US

EOW: Friday, November 2, 2012

Cause: Duty related illness

Border Patrol Agent Nicholas J. Ivie

United States Department of Homeland Security - Customs and Border Protection - United States Border Patrol, US

EOW: Tuesday, October 2, 2012

Cause: Gunfire (Accidental)

Border Patrol Agent Jeffrey Ramirez

United States Department of Homeland Security - Customs and Border Protection - United States Border Patrol, US

EOW: Saturday, September 15, 2012

Cause: Heat exhaustion

Border Patrol Agent James Ray Dominguez

United States Department of Homeland Security - Customs and Border Protection - United States Border Patrol, US

EOW: Thursday, July 19, 2012

Cause: Struck by vehicle

Border Patrol Agent Eduardo Rojas, Jr.

United States Department of Homeland Security - Customs and Border Protection - United States Border Patrol, US

EOW: Thursday, May 12, 2011

Cause: Struck by train

Border Patrol Agent Hector R. Clark

United States Department of Homeland Security - Customs and Border Protection - United States Border Patrol, US

EOW: Thursday, May 12, 2011

Cause: Struck by train

Border Patrol Agent Brian A. Terry

United States Department of Homeland Security - Customs and Border Protection - United States Border Patrol, US

EOW: Wednesday, December 15, 2010

Cause: Gunfire

Border Patrol Agent Mark F. Van Doren

United States Department of Homeland Security - Customs and Border Protection - United States Border Patrol, US

EOW: Monday, May 24, 2010

Cause: Automobile crash

Border Patrol Agent Cruz C. McGuire

United States Department of Homeland Security - Customs and Border Protection - United States Border Patrol, US

EOW: Thursday, May 21, 2009

Cause: Heart attack

Border Patrol Agent Jarod C. Dittman

United States Department of Homeland Security - Customs and Border Protection - United States Border Patrol, US

EOW: Sunday, March 30, 2008

Cause: Automobile crash

Border Patrol Agent Eric N. Cabral

United States Department of Homeland Security - Customs and Border Protection - United States Border Patrol, US

EOW: Thursday, July 26, 2007

Cause: Heat exhaustion

Border Patrol Agent Richard Goldstein

United States Department of Homeland Security - Customs and Border Protection - United States Border Patrol, US

EOW: Friday, May 11, 2007

Cause: Drowned

Border Patrol Agent David Tourscher

United States Department of Homeland Security - Customs and Border Protection - United States Border Patrol, US

EOW: Friday, March 16, 2007

Cause: Automobile crash

Border Patrol Agent Ramon Nevarez, Jr.

United States Department of Homeland Security - Customs and Border Protection - United States Border Patrol, US

EOW: Thursday, March 15, 2007

Cause: Automobile crash

Senior Patrol Agent David Norman Webb

United States Department of Homeland Security - Customs and Border Protection - United States Border Patrol, US

EOW: Friday, November 3, 2006

Cause: Automobile crash

Senior Patrol Agent George Brian DeBates

United States Department of Homeland Security - Customs and Border Protection - United States Border Patrol, US

EOW: Sunday, December 19, 2004

Cause: Automobile crash

Border Patrol Agent James Paul Epling

United States Department of Homeland Security - Customs and Border Protection - United States Border Patrol, US

EOW: Tuesday, December 16, 2003

Cause: Drowned

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 Lawrence B. Pierce

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

EOW: Thursday, August 17, 1995

Cause: Stabbed

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

Patrol Inspector William L. Sills

United States Department of Labor - Immigration Service - United States Border Patrol, US

EOW: Wednesday, January 17, 1940

Cause: Gunfire

Patrol Inspector Bert G. Walthall

United States Department of Labor - Immigration Service - United States Border Patrol, US

EOW: Wednesday, December 27, 1933

Cause: Gunfire

Patrol Inspector Doyne C. Melton

United States Department of Labor - Immigration Service - United States Border Patrol, US

EOW: Thursday, December 7, 1933

Cause: Gunfire

Patrol Inspector Charles F. Inch

United States Department of Labor - Immigration Service - United States Border Patrol, US

EOW: Sunday, June 26, 1932

Cause: Struck by train

Patrol Inspector Frank Vidmar, Jr.

United States Department of Labor - Immigration Service - United States Border Patrol, US

EOW: Thursday, March 24, 1932

Cause: Vehicle pursuit

Patrol Inspector Ivan E. Scotten

United States Department of Labor - Immigration Service - United States Border Patrol, US

EOW: Saturday, July 20, 1929

Cause: Gunfire

Patrol Inspector Earl A. Roberts

United States Department of Labor - Immigration Service - United States Border Patrol, US

EOW: Sunday, March 24, 1929

Cause: Gunfire

Patrol Inspector Norman G. Ross

United States Department of Labor - Immigration Service - United States Border Patrol, US

EOW: Friday, February 10, 1928

Cause: Gunfire

Patrol Inspector Franklin P. Wood

United States Department of Labor - Immigration Service - United States Border Patrol, US

EOW: Thursday, December 15, 1927

Cause: Assault

Patrol Inspector Lon Parker

United States Department of Labor - Immigration Service - United States Border Patrol, US

EOW: Sunday, July 25, 1926

Cause: Gunfire

Patrol Inspector Ross A. Gardner

United States Department of Labor - Immigration Service - United States Border Patrol, US

EOW: Wednesday, October 28, 1925

Cause: Motorcycle crash

Patrol Inspector Joseph P. Riley

United States Department of Labor - Immigration Service - United States Border Patrol, US

EOW: Monday, April 6, 1925

Cause: Automobile crash

Patrol Inspector Frank H. Clark

United States Department of Labor - Immigration Service - United States Border Patrol, US

EOW: Saturday, December 13, 1924

Cause: Gunfire

Patrol Inspector James F. Mankin

United States Department of Labor - Immigration Service - United States Border Patrol, US

EOW: Sunday, September 14, 1924

Cause: Gunfire (Accidental)

Mounted Guard Charles Gardiner

United States Department of Labor - Immigration Service - United States Border Patrol, US

EOW: Saturday, October 21, 1922

Cause: Gunfire

K9 Lazer

United States Department of Homeland Security - Customs and Border Protection - United States Border Patrol, US

EOW: Monday, June 20, 2016

Cause: Heat exhaustion

K9 Sani

United States Department of Homeland Security - Customs and Border Protection - United States Border Patrol, US

EOW: Wednesday, July 17, 2013

Cause: Heat exhaustion

Total Line of Duty Deaths: 127

  • Aircraft accident 14
  • Assault 2
  • Automobile crash 33
  • Drowned 4
  • Duty related illness 3
  • Fall 4
  • Gunfire 32
  • Gunfire (Accidental) 4
  • Heart attack 7
  • Heat exhaustion 2
  • Motorcycle crash 3
  • Stabbed 3
  • Struck by train 5
  • Struck by vehicle 4
  • Unidentified 1
  • Vehicle pursuit 2
  • Vehicular assault 4

By Month

  • January 9
  • February 4
  • March 15
  • April 8
  • May 13
  • June 12
  • July 13
  • August 6
  • September 11
  • October 14
  • November 10
  • December 12

By Gender

  • Male 124
  • Female 3

K9 Line of Duty Deaths: 2

  • Heat exhaustion 2