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Officer Darrell Jean Windhaus | 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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Darrell Jean Windhaus

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

End of Watch: Sunday, December 29, 2013

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 71

Tour: 42 years

Badge # INDIA-7458

Military veteran

Cause: Heart attack

Location: Texas

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Officer Darrell Windhaus suffered a fatal heart attack at the Brownsville Seaport, in Brownsville, Texas, after boarding a ship to conduct an inspection.

He collapsed on the deck after climbing a 100-foot ladder to board the oil tanker M/T Chemtrans Sky. Paramedics immediately responded to the scene, but were unable to revive him.

Officer Windhaus was a military veteran and had served with the United States Customs and Border Protection, as well as its predecessor the United States Immigration and Naturalization Service, for 42 years. He is survived by his daughter, sister, and brother.

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Thinking about you today on the anniversary of your death. May God be with your family especially today and for the years to come.

FTO Kyle Moses
Chattanooga, TN PD
December 29, 2014

 

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