Border Patrol Agent Juan M. Urrutia passed away on May 28, 2021. The circumstances of his passing were reviewed by an executive panel and the CBP Commissioner who determined that this death occurred in the line of duty. Agent Urrutia will be remembered for his diligent service to the nation and for his bravery in the face of danger.
Agent Urrutia was assigned to the Brownsville Station in the Rio Grande Valley Sector, Texas. He started his CBP career on August 4, 2003 in the then McAllen Sector, Falfurrias Station, Texas, and spent his career in the Rio Grande Valley Sector.
A native of Brownsville, Texas, Agent Urrutia was also a certified EMT/Paramedic. He is survived by his wife, three brothers and two sisters.