Border Patrol Inspector Robert James Heibler

Border Patrol Inspector Robert James Heibler

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

End of Watch Sunday, September 7, 1941

Robert James Heibler

Inspector Robert Heibler was struck and killed by a hit-and-run driver on US Highway 90 near Uvalde, Texas, while conducting a traffic inspection. While Inspector Heibler attempted to re-light a flare he was struck by the vehicle, which then fled the scene. Inspector Heibler's partner gave him medical attention but he succumbed to his injuries.

Inspector Heibler had been with the agency for four months. He was buried in Port Arthur, Texas.

Bio

  • Age 25
  • Tour 4 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicular assault
  • Location Texas
  • Weapon Automobile
  • Offender Not available

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To fully appreciate the heroes of the present, we must recognize our heroes of the past. Your heroism and service is honored today, the 72nd anniversary year of your death. I am priviliged to be among the first to leave a tribute to you. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer who was murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Time never diminishes respect. Your memory will always be honored and revered. Rest In Peace.

Phyllis Lasater Loya
mom of fallen Pittsburg (CA) officer Larry Lasater

May 1, 2013

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