Border Patrol Agent Leopoldo Cavazos, Jr.

Border Patrol Agent Leopoldo Cavazos, Jr.

United States Department of Homeland Security - Customs and Border Protection - United States Border Patrol, U.S. Government

End of Watch Friday, July 6, 2012

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Leopoldo Cavazos, Jr.

Border Patrol Agent Leopoldo Cavazos succumbed to injuries sustained in an ATV accident while on patrol near Ft. Hancock, Texas.

He was patrolling an area along the border fence, approximately a half mile from the port of entry, when the accident occurred.

Agent Cavazos had served with the United States Border Patrol for six years. He is survived by his expectant wife and two daughters.


  • Age 29
  • Tour 6 years
  • Badge H-113

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash
  • Location Texas


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Agent Cavazos,
On today, the 10th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for our Country. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

July 6, 2022

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