Border Patrol Inspector Archie L. Jennings

Border Patrol Inspector Archie L. Jennings

United States Department of Justice - Immigration and Naturalization Service - United States Border Patrol, U.S. Government

End of Watch Saturday, April 16, 1960

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Archie L. Jennings

Border Patrol Inspector Archie Jennings was struck and killed by an automobile while conducting a traffic checkpoint on Highway 101 at San Mateo Flats near Oceanside, California.

They were conducting the traffic stop about three miles north of Camp Pendleton's main gate. A vehicle that had stopped at a stop sign was rear-ended by another speeding vehicle. The stopped vehicle was then catapulted into Inspector Jennings, causing fatal injuries.

Inspector Jennings had served with the United States Border Patrol for three years.


  • Age 36
  • Tour 3 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by vehicle
  • Location California


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Inspector Jennings,
On today, the 60th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for our Country and to the Patrol. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

A fellow BPA

United States Border Patrol

April 16, 2020

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