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In Memoriam

Michel O. Maceda

MIA Maceda
MIA Michel O. Maceda

Marine Interdiction Agent Michel O. Maceda passed away on November 17, 2022 from injuries sustained while performing a boarding operation with two other agents on a target of interest off the shore of Puerto Rico.

Jorge A. Arias

CBPO Arias
CBPO Jorge A. Arias

Customs and Border Protection Officer Jorge A. Arias passed away on October 19, 2022 from injuries sustained in a training accident at the Trail Glades Range in Miami, Florida. 

Candlelight Vigil Shines Light on Fallen Law Enforcement

The candles of thousands of attendees lit up the National Mall in Washington for the 34th Annual Candlelight Vigil on May 13, one of the most moving ceremonies for fallen law enforcement officers during National Police Week. The vigil paid tribute to the 619 officers killed in the line of duty across the nation whose names were added to the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial. The names of 32 law enforcement officers were from U.S.