United States Department of Homeland Security – Customs and Border Protection – United States Border Patrol, U.S. Government
End of Watch Thursday, September 23, 2021
Border Patrol Agent Louie Dominguez died from complications as a result of contracting COVID-19 in the line of duty at the Yuma Sector at 10888 South Avenue 31 East in Wellton.
Agent Dominguez had served with the United States Border Patrol for over 20 years. He is survived by his wife and four children.
Beginning in early 2020, due to the requirements of their job, thousands of law enforcement officers and other first responders throughout the United States contracted COVID-19 during the worldwide pandemic. Hundreds of law enforcement officers died from medical complications as a result of contracting the virus while remaining on duty and interacting with the community.