Border Patrol Agent Freddy Ortiz

Border Patrol Agent Freddy Ortiz

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

End of Watch Tuesday, November 14, 2023

Add to My Heroes

Freddy Ortiz

Border Patrol Agent Freddy Ortiz was killed in an ATV crash in Douglas, Arizona, while responding to reports of undocumented immigrants in the area of Chino Road and 5th Street.

His ATV left the roadway and struck a utility pole as he drove along International Drive while searching the area at about 7:00 pm. The collision caused the ATV to overturn and he suffered fatal injuries.

Border Patrol Agent Ortiz was a U.S. Navy veteran. He had served with the United States Border Patrol for 13 years and was assigned to the Douglas Station, Tucson Sector. He is survived by his mother and stepfather.


  • Age 44
  • Tour 13 years
  • Badge D204
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash
  • Location Arizona

emergency response

Most Recent Reflection

View all 91 Reflections

Agent Ortiz I served with you while on military orders while mobilized with 1451st. I will always remember the jokes we shared and the conversations about everything and anything. You were something else my friend. god speed. Fair winds and fellowing seas.


May 14, 2024

Want even more control of your Reflection? Create a free ODMP account now for these benefits:

  • Quick access to your heroes
  • Reflections published quicker
  • Save a Reflection signature
  • View, edit or delete any Reflection you've left in the past

Create an account for more options, or use this form to leave a Reflection now.