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Special Agent Paul Gregory Broxterman | United States Department of Housing and Urban Development - Office of Inspector General, U.S. Government United States Department of Housing and Urban Development - Office of Inspector General, U.S. Government

Special Agent

Paul Gregory Broxterman

United States Department of Housing and Urban Development - Office of Inspector General, U.S. Government

End of Watch: Wednesday, April 19, 1995

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 43

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Terrorist attack

Location: Oklahoma

Weapon: Explosives; Bomb

Offender: Executed in 2001

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Special Agent Broxterman was one of eight federal agents killed in a terrorist attack carried out against the United States government in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

Eight federal law enforcement agents were killed in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, when domestic terrorists detonated a truck bomb outside of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building. A total of 168 civilians and government workers, including numerous children in an on-site day care facility, were killed in the terrorist attack.

The terrorists bombed the building in retaliation for the government's raid on the Branch Davidian Compound in Waco, Texas, exactly two years earlier. The raid initiated a mass murder-suicide in which over 80 members of the Branch Davidians were killed. The members had been holed up in the compound after murdering four agents of the United States Alcohol, Tobacco, & Firearms on February 28, 1993.

Two suspects were apprehended in connection with the bombing. One of the suspects was sentenced to life and the other was executed on June 11, 2001.

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A true hero who died protecting all of us from the evil within! Miss ya brother Paul.

Mark Broxterman
Brother
August 23, 2016

 

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