Deputy Director Scott Densmore Ritchey

Deputy Director Scott Densmore Ritchey

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

End of Watch Saturday, October 9, 2021

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Scott Densmore Ritchey

Deputy Director Scott Ritchey drowned while attempting to save his daughter, who was caught in a riptide off Playa Las Golondrinas Beach in Isabela, Puerto Rico.

His daughter and another swimmer were rescued.

Deputy Director Ritchey was a United States Army Iraq War and Afghanistan War veteran. He had served with the United States Department of Homeland Security - Customs and Border Protection - Air and Marine Operations for 14 years. He was survived by two daughters, a grandson, the mother of his children, and a half-sister.

Bio

  • Age 51
  • Tour 14 years
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Drowned
  • Location Puerto Rico

off duty, rescue

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April 4, 2024

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