Special Agent Paul S. Seema

Special Agent Paul S. Seema

United States Department of Justice - Drug Enforcement Administration, U.S. Government

End of Watch Saturday, February 6, 1988

Paul S. Seema

Special Agent Seema and Special Agent George Montoya were shot at point blank range and killed while working undercover trying to apprehend drug smugglers in Los Angeles, California. The suspect was apprehended and sentenced to life.

Agent Seema had been with the agency for 13 years and was survived by his wife and two sons.


  • Age 51
  • Tour 13 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Location California
  • Incident Date Friday, February 5, 1988
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Sentenced to life

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In February of 1999, my DEA Basic Agents Class, (BA-131) was dedicated to fallen SA Paul Seema. I've often thought about him during my law enforcement career and it's unfortunate my basic agents class did not have the pleasure in meeting such a good man. May he Rest in Peace Always.

S. Regil

April 24, 2018

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