U.S. Customs and Border Protection Officer Cesar Sibonga passed away on February 7, 2021. The circumstances of his passing were reviewed by an executive panel and the CBP Commissioner who agreed that his death occurred in the line of duty. CBPO Sibonga will be remembered for his diligent service to the nation and for his bravery in the face of danger.
Officer Sibonga was assigned to the cargo unit at the Kenneth G. Ward Port of Entry in Lynden, Washington, where he had served since 2007. Officer Sibonga began his CBP career
in May 2003 at the Port of Long Beach, California. Before joining CBP, he proudly served and retired from the United States Navy.
Officer Sibonga is survived by his wife and two sons.