The mission of Border Patrol Foundation (BPF) is to honor the memory of fallen U.S. Border Patrol (USBP) agents and provide support and resources to the families. BPF provides support to Border Patrol employees, USBP agents and their families for on- and off-duty deaths, injuries, illnesses, family medical emergencies, special circumstances and student scholarships.
Eric N. Cabral
End of Watch
July 26, 2007
Border Patrol Agent Eric Cabral suffered a fatal heart attack as the result of heat exposure when he and another agent were tracking a group of illegal aliens north of I-8 near Jacumba, California.
He had been separated from his partner when a third agent found him. Agents initiated CPR and emergency medical services were rendered. Agent Cabral was flown to a hospital in San Diego, where he was pronounced dead.
Agent Cabral had served with the Border Patrol for less than two years and graduated from the Border Patrol Academy as a member of Session 601. He was assigned to the Boulevard Station in the San Diego Sector. Agent Cabral was 31 years old at the time of his death and is survived by his parents and sisters.