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EOW: USBP Douglas AZ - Second BP Death This Week

Discussion in 'Cop Talk' started by blk69stang, Oct 7, 2012.

  1. blk69stang


    Jan 10, 2011
    Man, the US Border Patrol's Tucson Sector has had a rough week, losing a second agent right on the heels of the high-profile friendly-fire death of BPA Nick Ivie earlier this week.

    RIP Agent Knight. :fallenofficer:

    Official message below (edited for privacy of the family):

    Ladies and Gentlemen:

    It is with great sadness that I inform you of the death of Border Patrol Agent Richard "Sterling" Knight from the Douglas Border Patrol Station. Agent Knight passed away Saturday, October 6th, as a result of an unexpected illness.

    Agent Knight, a 29 year old Texas native, entered the Border Patrol Academy as a member of Class 1000 on January 16, 2012. He is survived by his father, his mother, his step-mother, his step-father, and his two sisters. His step-father is the Assistant Patrol Agent in Charge of the Uvalde, Texas Border Patrol Station. Agent Knight's mother, is a former Border Patrol agent.

    On behalf of the entire Border Patrol family, I extend my deepest sympathies to Agent Knight’s family, friends, and colleagues. Please keep them in your thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.
  2. Rest in Peace, Brother...:fallenofficer:

  3. God bless the good folks on the front line of the Border Patrol.

    Godspeed, Agent Knight.
  4. Kingarthurhk

    Kingarthurhk Isaiah 53:4-9

    Sep 5, 2010
    Man, you're right they can't catch a break out there. It is amazes me there is a class 1000, it makes me feel old. 29 is just too young. A tragedy.
  5. ClydeG19


    Oct 5, 2001
    It's been a rough couple of years for BP in Arizona.