Line of Duty Death Border Patrol Agent Leopoldo Cavazos, Jr.
Border Patrol Agent
Leopoldo Cavazos, Jr.
United States Department of Homeland Security – Customs and Border Protection – Border Patrol, U.S. Government
End of Watch: Friday, July 6, 2012 Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 6 years
Badge # Not available
Cause: Automobile accident
Incident Date: 7/6/2012
Weapon: Not available
Suspect: Not available
Border Patrol Agent Leopoldo Cavazos succumbed to injuries sustained in an ATV accident while on patrol near Ft. Hancock, Texas.
He was patrolling an area along the border fence, approximately a half mile from the port of entry, when the accident occurred.
Agent Cavazos had served with the United States Border Patrol for six years. He is survived by his expectant wife and two daughters.
Please contact the following agency to send condolences or to obtain funeral arrangements:
Chief of Border Patrol Michael Fisher
United States Department of Homeland Security – Customs and Border Protection – Border Patrol
1300 Pennsylvania Ave, NW
Washington, DC 20229
Phone: (202) 344-1770