Border Patrol Foundation
P.O. Box 15851
Arlington, VA 22215

(520) 705-1053

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Jefferson L. Barr

End of Watch

January 19, 1996

Border Patrol Agent Jefferson Barr was shot and killed in Texas while attempting to arrest four suspected drug smugglers near the Rio Grande River, 2 ½ miles from the Eagle Pass Port-of-Entry. Despite being wounded, Agent Barr was able to return fire and wounded two of the suspects.