Patrol Inspector George E. Pringle

Patrol Inspector George E. Pringle

United States Department of Justice - Immigration and Naturalization Service - United States Border Patrol, U.S. Government

End of Watch Saturday, December 28, 1940

George E. Pringle

Patrol Inspector Pringle was killed in an automobile accident while investigating a vehicle suspected of containing illegal aliens.

He was speaking with a special agent from another agency near Parker, Arizona, when they observed the vehicle. The occupants were also suspected of conducting illegal activities at the Parker Dam. As Inspector Pringle went to investigate a tire on his patrol car blew out, causing him to lose control. He succumbed to his injuries three days later.

Inspector Pringle had served with the United States Border Patrol for four years.

Bio

  • Age 44
  • Tour 4 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash
  • Location Arizona
  • Incident Date Wednesday, December 25, 1940

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Inspector Pringle,
On today, the 75th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for our Country and to the Patrol.

R.I.P.
USBP

Anonymous
United States Border Patrol

December 28, 2015

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