Cornyn Honors Border Patrol Agent Donna Doss


In: All News   Posted 02/04/2019
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Agent Doss Served 15 Years Before She was Killed in the Line of Duty This Weekend

WASHINGTON – Today on the Senate floor, U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) honored U.S. Border Patrol Agent Donna Doss, who was killed in the line of duty this weekend after 15 distinguished years of service.  Excerpts of Sen. Cornyn’s floor remarks are below, and video can be found here.

“It's with a heavy heart that I come to the Senate floor this morning to express my deepest condolences for the friends, family, and colleagues of U.S. Border Patrol Agent Donna Doss, who was killed in the line of duty this last weekend.”

“During her more than 15 years of dedicated service, Agent Doss has made immeasurable contributions to public safety both in Texas and beyond.”

“In addition to leading a distinguished career, Agent Doss was a loving wife, daughter, sister, and stepmother. Her loss is another solemn reminder of the courageous sacrifices law enforcement officers and their families make every day.”

“We're grateful to all of those who put their lives on the line when they put a uniform on each morning ready to confront the unknown challenges that lie ahead. I’m particularly grateful to the men and women in green who make up our nation's Border Patrol, like Agent Doss. I want to thank Agent Doss's family for her selfless service and sacrifice, and I send my heartfelt condolences to agent doss's family, friends, Acting Sector Chief Matthew Hudak, and the agents of the Del Rio Border Patrol sector where she honorably served, and the entire Border Patrol family during this difficult time.”