Randy Clark: Border Patrol Suffers Most Line of Duty Deaths in Agency History

By Randy Clark | Breitbart News

In addition to the record-breaking year for migrant apprehensions along the southwest border, the Biden Administration can notch another historical claim in 2021 with 11 Border Patrol agents dying in the line of duty. This number eclipses all records dating back to 1919, when the Department of Labor was responsible for immigration matters.

In 1919, Mounted Guard Member Clarence Childress of the Department of Labor’s Immigration Service was shot and killed while patrolling near El Paso, Texas. Although the formal birthday for the Border Patrol is May 28, 1924, when it became an agency under the Immigration and Naturalization Service, Childress, is considered to be the first federal patrol agent killed in the line.CLICK HERE TO READ MORE