LAREDO, TEXAS—On October 16, Hebbronville Border Patrol Station unveiled a memorial stone monument honoring fallen Border Patrol Agent Jeffrey Ramirez. The monument sits on the front lawn of the Hebbronville Border Patrol Station. In attendance were his parents, sister and brothers; one of whom is also a Border Patrol agent.
Agent Ramirez, a native of Laredo, Texas, suffered a sudden work-related injury and subsequently died on September 15, 2012. Since his death, Agent Ramirez has been added to the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial in Washington D.C.
The Laredo Border Patrol Sector is part of the South Texas Campaign, which leverages federal, state and local resources to combat transnational criminal organizations.
To report suspicious activity such as drug and/or alien smuggling, contact the Laredo Sector Border Patrol toll free telephone number at (800) 343-1994.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection is the unified border agency within the Department of Homeland Security charged with the management, control and protection of our nation's borders at and between the official ports of entry. CBP is charged with keeping terrorists and terrorist weapons out of the country while enforcing hundreds of U.S. laws.