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Border Patrol Agent Jesus A. de la Ossa | United States Department of Justice - Immigration and Naturalization Service - United States Border Patrol, U.S. Government United States Department of Justice - Immigration and Naturalization Service - United States Border Patrol, U.S. Government

Border Patrol Agent

Jesus A. de la Ossa

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

End of Watch: Tuesday, October 20, 1998

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 33

Tour: 5 years

Badge # Not available

Military veteran

Cause: Automobile accident

Location: New Mexico

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Border Patrol Agent Jesus de la Ossa and Border Patrol Agent Thomas Williams 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 de la Ossa was a U.S. Air Force veteran and had served with the United States Border Patrol for five years. He is survived by his wife, three sons, and parents.

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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
Cause: Automobile accident

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I am at the National Chaplain Academy in Artesia, NM and am learning about Jesus (Jesse) De La Ossa. He sounds like a great example of a father, brother and co-worker. He will continue to be honored and never forgotten. Thank you for your service, Jesse.

BPA Chaplain in training
USBP
July 26, 2014

 

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