Border Patrol Agent Thomas J. Williams

Border Patrol Agent Thomas J. Williams

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

End of Watch Tuesday, October 20, 1998

Thomas J. Williams

Border Patrol Agent Thomas Williams and Border Patrol Agent Agent Jesus de la Ossa were killed when their vehicle was involved in a head on collision on a rain slicked road.

The two agents were returning to San Diego, where they were stationed, from a federal training center in Artesia, New Mexico, when the accident occurred. The accident took place on Highway 82 in New Mexico. The driver of the other vehicle was also killed.

Agent Williams is survived by his wife and daughter.


  • Age 32
  • Tour 4 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash
  • Location New Mexico

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Thank you for your service my brother. I hope you know how much your family means to the brothers and sisters that you left behind. The daughter that you never got to meet brought many of us to tears today with her observations over the past 2 decades. You will never be forgotten.

Watch Commander Kevin L. Nix
United States Border Patrol

October 23, 2018

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