Patrol Inspector Frank Vidmar, Jr.

Patrol Inspector Frank Vidmar, Jr.

United States Department of Labor - Immigration Service - United States Border Patrol, U.S. Government

End of Watch Thursday, March 24, 1932

Frank Vidmar, Jr.

Patrol Inspector Frank Vidmar was killed when the vehicle he was in struck a trolley car during a pursuit in Niagara Falls, New York.

The two inspectors were driving a personal car while searching for a known alien smuggler because the normal patrol car was known to the smuggler. When they spotted the man he refused to stop and attempted to flee. During the pursuit the vehicle the inspectors were in struck the trolley car.

Inspector Vidmar had served with the United States Border Patrol for eight months and was a United States Navy Veteran. He was survived by his expectant wife.

Bio

  • Age 30
  • Tour 8 months
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicle pursuit
  • Location New York
  • Weapon Automobile
  • Offender Not available

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Inspector Vidmar,
Sir, even though it's been 83 years since your End of Watch you are still honored and remembered. I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for our Country-not just as a LEO but when you served in the USN as well.

Fair Winds And Following Seas

Anonymous
United States Border Patrol

March 25, 2015

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