Border Patrol Agent Freddie Vasquez passed away on May 8, 2021. The circumstances of his passing were reviewed by an executive panel and the CBP Commissioner who agreed that this death occurred in the line of duty. Agent Vasquez will be remembered for his diligent service to the nation and for his bravery in the face of danger.
Agent Vasquez entered on duty on June 16, 2002, as part of the 515th Session of the Border Patrol Academy. He served in the Border Patrol for nearly 19 years and for the last three years of his career he served as a USBP Canine Handler. At the time of his passing, he was assigned to the El Paso Station, El Paso Sector, Texas.
He is survived by his wife, three sons, a daughter, both parents and two brothers.