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Officer Down: Border Patrol Agent Daniel Salazar Killed


Border Patrol Agent Daniel Salazar

 - United States Border Patrol, U.S. Government

End of Watch Tuesday, May 17, 2022

Border Patrol Agent Daniel Salazar was killed in a single-vehicle crash on the Bell Valley Truck Trail near Campos, California.

He was responding to investigate a sensor that had been activated in the area when his Jeep Wrangler patrol vehicle left the roadway and overturned in a rugged area. Another agent located the wreckage at about 5:30 am.

Border Patrol Agent Salazar had served with the United States Border Patrol for four years and was assigned to the El Cajon Station. He is survived by his wife and son.



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On behalf of POINT 27, we would like to offer condolences for Border Patrol Agent Daniel Salazar. Please know we are eternally grateful for Daniel’s service and his ultimate sacrifice.

To honor Border Patrol Agent Salazar, POINT 27 sent 27 Thin Green Line Dog Tag Necklaces, engraved with “Blessed are the Peacemakers for they will be called children of God” Matthew 5:9, to the United States Department of Homeland Security Customs and Border Protection-El Cajon Station in Santee, California for Daniel’s partner and fellow Border Patrol Agents. POINT 27 sent a Folded Flag Necklace engraved with “Greater Love has no one than this; than to lay down one’s life for one’s friend” John 15:13 for Border Patrol Agent Daniel Salazar’s wife.

POINT 27 is a Non-Profit organization with a mission to strengthen and encourage members of the Armed Forces, First Responders, and their families, by sharing scripture on Dog Tags and Jewelry called Shields of Strength.

We will never forget and we are forever grateful.


Colonel David Dodd,
United States Army Retired
Executive Director-POINT 27

Detective Jerry M. Rhodes #R309
Dallas Police Department-Reserve Division
POINT 27 National Outreach Coordinator
Law Enforcement Liaison

Detective Jerry M. Rhodes (Retired)
Dallas Police Department Reserve Division
POINT 27- National Out Reach Coordinator
Law Enforcement Liaison

May 18, 2022


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