Border Patrol Agent Agustin Aguilar, Jr.

Border Patrol Agent Agustin Aguilar, Jr.

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

End of Watch Saturday, July 25, 2020

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Agustin Aguilar, Jr.

Border Patrol Agent Agustin Aguilar died after contracting COVID-19 in a presumed exposure while on duty.

Agent Aguilar had served with the United States Border Patrol for 19 years and was assigned to the Eagle Pass South Station. He is survived by his wife, three children, parents, and 10 siblings.

Beginning in early 2020, due to the requirements of their job, thousands of law enforcement officers and other first responders throughout the United States contracted COVID-19 during the worldwide pandemic. Hundreds of law enforcement officers died from medical complications as a result of contracting the virus while remaining on duty and interacting with the community.


  • Age 45
  • Tour 19 years
  • Badge P-209

Incident Details

  • Cause COVID19
  • Location Texas

communicable disease, COVID-19

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Agent Aquilar,
On today, the 1st 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 to extend my deepest sympathy.

A fellow BPA

United States Border Patrol

July 25, 2021

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