U.S. Customs and Border Protection Officer Trainee Wolf Valmond died on December 15, 2019 on St. Simon Island, Georgia after sustaining two gunshot wounds. CBPO(t) Valmond entered on duty on November 12, 2019 and was assigned to the Field Operations Academy, in Glynn County Georgia as a member of CBP Officer Basic Training Session 507. Prior to his federal career, CBPO(t) Valmond had served as an officer on the Norfolk, Virginia Police Department.
On the evening of December 15, 2019, CBPO(t) Valmond was out with fellow classmates at a local bar/restaurant. During the evening, a patron accused one of his classmates of stealing a cellphone. A physical altercation ensued and CBPO(t) Valmond bravely attempted to protect himself and his fellow classmates from harm. CBPO(t) Valmond was struck from behind by a subject who had covertly retrieved a firearm from his vehicle. The male subject fired two shots and struck CBPO(t) Valmond in the neck and lower back. CBPO(t) Valmond was transported to a local hospital, but was pronounced dead on arrival.
CBPO(t) Valmond is survived by his wife and a daughter.