Border Patrol Agent Jesus A. de la Ossa

Border Patrol Agent Jesus A. de la Ossa

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

End of Watch Tuesday, October 20, 1998

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Jesus A. de la Ossa

Border Patrol Agent Jesus de la Ossa and Border Patrol Agent Thomas Williams were killed when their vehicle was involved in a head-on collision on a rain-slicked road.

The two agents were returning to their duty station in San Diego, California, from the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center in Artesia, New Mexico. The crash occurred about 12 miles east of Artesia on Highway 82. The driver of the other vehicle was also killed.

Agent de la Ossa was a U.S. Air Force veteran and had served with the United States Border Patrol for five years. He is survived by his wife, three sons, and parents.


  • Age 33
  • Tour 5 years
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash
  • Location New Mexico

official travel, routine driving

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Thank you for when you were there, thank you for your sacrifice, thank you for being a real father to me and my younger brothers, cant wait to fight you in the great hall...

Jesus Delaossa Jr

August 31, 2019

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