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.
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May 24, 2017
On May 20, 2017, while off-duty in El Paso, Texas, Border Patrol Agent Isaac Morales was confronted by an assailant with a knife. Agent Morales identified himself as a law enforcement officer, and while attempting to disarm the assailant, Agent Morales was stabbed multiple times. Agent Morales succumbed to his injuries four days later, passing away on May 24, 2017. The killer was arrested and charged with murder.
Border Patrol Agent Morales was 30 years old and assigned to the Ysleta Station in the El Paso Sector. He entered on duty with the U.S. Border Patrol on February 18, 2008, as a member of Academy Class 749. Agent Morales is survived by his parents; his brother; his sisters; and his girlfriend.