Remembering those agents who have given their lives in the line of duty. You are gone, but never forgotten.
“There is no greater love than to lay down one’s life for one’s friends:
Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called the children of God”
BRIAN A. TERRY – END OF WATCH 15 DECEMBER, 2010
On December 14, 2010, Border Patrol Agent Brian A. Terry was conducting operations as a member of the Border Patrol Tactical Unit (BORTAC) in the Nogales, Arizona area of operations. Agent Terry’s team encountered five individuals, at least two of whom were armed with rifles, in the “Peck Well” area near Rio Rico, Arizona. During the attempt to arrest these individuals, the agents and suspects fired shots. Agent Terry was mortally wounded during the exchange of gunfire and succumbed to his injuries on December 15, 2010.
Kristopher Eggle – End of Watch 9 August, 2010
On August 9, 2002 Ranger Kristopher Eggle was shot and killed while he attempted to apprehended two armed illegal aliens.
The suspects had fled from Mexican authorities into Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument, Arizona
One of the suspects was apprehended without incident, but the second suspect opened fire with an AK-47 rifle.
Ranger Eggle was struck below his vest, causing a fatal wound.
Nicholas J. Ivie – END OF WATCH 02 OCTOBER, 2012
On Tuesday, October 2, Border Patrol Agent Nicholas J. Ivie, a member of the Naco Station in the Tucson Sector, was mortally wounded in the line of duty. He was shot while responding to a sensor activation in a remote area near Bisbee, Arizona. Agent Ivie was 30 years old at the time of his death and leaves behind a wife, two daughters, his parents and four siblings.