Border Patrol Agent David Richard Delaney

Border Patrol Agent David Richard Delaney

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

End of Watch Friday, November 2, 2012

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David Richard Delaney

Border Patrol Agent David Delaney died after suffering a medical emergency while on foot patrol in Brewster County, Texas.

He was in the process of hiking to a location near Big Bend National Park to setup a camera when he suffered the medical emergency.

Agent Delaney was a veteran of both the United States Army and the United States Marine Corps. He had served with the United States Border Patrol for 10 years and was assigned to the Big Bend Sector. He is survived by his wife, son, and two daughters.


  • Age 44
  • Tour 10 years
  • Badge A-51
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Duty related illness
  • Location Texas

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John 5:28, 29 - "Do not be amazed at this, for the hour is coming in which all those in the memorial tombs will hear his voice and come out". I pray that everyone can find peace in knowing that we will see this officer as well as many others again in Paradise soon. Until then, please accept my condolences.

A.W. Montgomery
Concerned Citizen

September 17, 2018

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