Border Patrol Agent Salvador Martinez Jr. passed away on November 30, 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 Martinez will be remembered for his diligent service to the nation and for his bravery in the face of danger.
BPA Martinez entered on duty on June 24, 2002, as part of the 516th Session of the Border Patrol Academy. At the time of his passing, He was assigned to El Paso Sector where he served in the Alamagordo and El Paso Stations. Agent Martinez was survived by his wife, one daughter, his father and two siblings.