Border Patrol Agent Marco Antonio Gonzales

Border Patrol Agent Marco Antonio Gonzales

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

End of Watch Wednesday, August 5, 2020

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Marco Antonio Gonzales

Border Patrol Agent Marco Gonzales died after contracting COVID-19 while on duty at the Brackettsville Station in Brackettsville, Texas.

Agent Gonzales was a U.S. Marine Corps veteran and had served with the United States Border Patrol for 15 years. He is survived by his wife, three children, and his parents.

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.

Bio

  • Age 49
  • Tour 15 years
  • Badge B-229
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause COVID19
  • Location Texas

communicable disease, COVID-19

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Agent Gonzalez,
On today, the 1st anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for our Country-not just as a Law Enforcement Officer but also when you served with the USMC. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

Semper Fi Devil Dog!
A fellow BPA; former Marine

Anonymous
United States Border Patrol

August 5, 2021

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