Border Patrol Agent Manuel Salcido, Jr.

Border Patrol Agent Manuel Salcido, Jr.

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

End of Watch Wednesday, January 2, 1985

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Manuel Salcido, Jr.

Agent Manuel Salcido was killed in an automobile accident while en route to the Del Rio Sector Headquarters, Texas, in a confiscated sedan. The vehicle went out of control on an ice-covered bridge and struck and oncoming vehicle.

Agent Salcido had been with the agency for one year and is survived by his wife.

Bio

  • Age 34
  • Tour 1 year
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash
  • Location Texas

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Agent Salcido,
On today, the 35th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for our Country-not just as a Border Patrol Agent but also when you served with the USCG during the Vietnam War. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

Semper Paratus!

Anonymous
United States Border Patrol

January 2, 2020

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