U.S. Customs and Border Protection Officer Kenneth MacCallum passed away on November 26, 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. CBPO MacCallum will be remembered for his diligent service to the nation and for his bravery in the face of danger.
Officer MacCallum started his CBP career on February 23, 2004 at the Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport in Anchorage, Alaska and most recently served at the St. Juste Port of Entry in Maine. Officer MacCallum was the patriarch of a family that has dedicated their lives to protecting the homeland. One of his sons is currently a CBP officer stationed at Montreal Preclearance. Another son is a Border Patrol agent stationed in Douglas, Arizona, and a third son is a Border Patrol agent stationed in Ajo, Arizona.
Officer MacCallum is survived by his wife, three sons and six grandchildren.