Border Patrol Agent Jose Daniel Barraza

Border Patrol Agent Jose Daniel Barraza

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

End of Watch Monday, April 18, 2016

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Jose Daniel Barraza

Border Patrol Agent Jose Barraza was killed in a vehicle crash on I-10, near Fort Hancock, Texas, at approximately 7:30 am.

He was nearing the end of his shift when his patrol truck collided with the rear of a semi near mile marker 78. Agent Barraza was killed at the scene. His canine partner suffered minor injuries.

Agent Barraza had served with the United States Border Patrol for almost eight years and was assigned to the Sierra Blanca Station. He is survived by his wife, two sons, and mother.


  • Age 29
  • Tour 7 years, 8 months
  • Badge BE 103

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash
  • Location Texas

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Good morning son, It’s been 5 years!!! To some that’s not a long time. To feels like eternity! There are no words to explain the depth of emptiness, sadness, and knowing you’re not here, on earth. We JUST MISS YOU and would give anything to have you back on earth with us. Please visit me in some way. Good night baby boy!!!! I love you and miss you so much!!!!

Ms. Tammy Avent
Momma Bear of Fallen BPA Jose “Joey” Barraza EOW: 4-18-16.

April 19, 2021

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