On Tuesday, October 2, Border Patrol Agent Nicholas J. Ivie, of the Brian A. Terry Border Patrol Station, 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.
Agent Nicholas Ivie, a native of Provo, Utah, entered on duty with the U.S. Border Patrol on January 3, 2008, as a member of the 733rd Session of the Border Patrol Academy. Upon graduating from the Academy, he was assigned to the Naco (now known as the Brian A. Terry) Station in the Tucson Sector.