US flag Official website of the Department of Homeland Security

Mobile Nav Button

 

Leopoldo Cavazos, Jr.

Leopoldo Cavazos Jr.
Entered on Duty: 
2006-05-22
End of Watch: 
2012-07-06

Leopoldo Cavazos, Jr.

On Friday, July 6, 2012, Border Patrol Agent Leopoldo Cavazos Jr., a six-year veteran posted at the Fort Hancock Station, died from injuries sustained in an on-duty, all-terrain vehicle accident near the Fort Hancock Port of Entry in Fort Hancock, Texas. Agent Cavazos is survived by his wife, two daughters, and a third child expected later this summer.

Agent Cavazos entered on duty with the U.S. Border Patrol on May 22, 2006, as a member of the 621st Session of the Border Patrol Academy. After graduating from the Academy, he was assigned to the Fort Hancock Station in the El Paso Sector.