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Officer John Richard Zykas | United States Department of Homeland Security - Customs and Border Protection - Office of Field Operations, U.S. Government United States Department of Homeland Security - Customs and Border Protection - Office of Field Operations, U.S. Government

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John Richard Zykas

United States Department of Homeland Security - Customs and Border Protection - Office of Field Operations, U.S. Government

End of Watch: Wednesday, September 8, 2010

Bio & Incident Details

Age: Not available

Tour: 15 years

Badge # Not available

Military veteran

Cause: Heart attack

Location: California

Incident Date: 9/2/2010

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Officer John Zykas suffered a fatal heart attack while participating in a departmental training course while assigned to the Otay Mesa Port of Entry. He was transported to a local hospital where he underwent major surgery. He remained hospitalized until passing away six days later.

Officer Zykas was a U.S. Navy veteran of 20 years and had served with the Office of Field Operations and legacy Customs Service for 15 years. He is survived by his wife and two sons.

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