Border Security Expo

Conference & Expo: February 6-7, 2019
Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center | San Antonio, TX USA

Sharpshooter Classic & Demo Day: February 8, 2019
Bandera Gun Club | Bandera, TX USA

 

Produced by:

Clarion Events

Special Events & Awards

Excellence in Border Security Initiatives Awards Ceremony

February 6 | 12:15pm – 1:15pm

Each year Border Security Expo honors and celebrates the accomplishments of individuals from government and industry who have demonstrated tremendous leadership, impacting the border security sector.  Included with the conference pass

2018 Award Recipient

Michael Braun
General Manager, SAVA Workforce Solutions; Former Chief of Operations, U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration

2017 Award Recipient

Robert L. Harris
Director, DHS Joint Task Force – West (Retired)

2016 Award Recipient

Jayson Ahern

Principal, The Chertoff Group; Former Acting Commissioner, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
2015 Award Recipient

Michele M. Leonhart
Administrator, U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration

Salute to Fallen Heroes Ceremony

February 7 | 11:00am – 11:30am

Salute to Fallen HeroesBorder Security Expo honors and recognizes law enforcement personnel, who have lost their lives in the line of duty.

This ceremony, inaugurated at Border Security Expo 2012, continues to honor our fallen heroes each year at a special ceremony in the exhibit hall. Open to all attendees and exhibitors.

2018 Honorees

Border Patrol Agent Isaac Morales
United States Department of Homeland Security, Customs and Border Protection, U.S. Border Patrol

Miguel I. Moreno
San Antonio Police Department, Texas

2017 Honorees

Border Patrol Agent Jose Daniel Barraza
United States Department of Homeland Security, Customs and Border Protection, U.S. Border Patrol
 
Border Patrol Agent Manuel Alavarez
United States Department of Homeland Security, Customs and Border Protection, U.S. Border Patrol
 
Border Patrol Agent David Gomez
United States Department of Homeland Security, Customs and Border Protection, U.S. Border Patrol
2015 Honorees

2015 Honorees

Border Patrol Agent Tyler R. Robledo
United States Department of Homeland Security, Customs and Border Protection, U.S. Border Patrol

Border Patrol Agent Alexander Giannini
United States Department of Homeland Security, Customs and Border Protection, U.S. Border Patrol

Police Officer Tyler Jacob Stewart
Flagstaff Police Department, AZ

Police Officer David Payne
Chandler Police Department, AZ

Detective John T. Hobbs
Phoenix Police Department, AZ

2014 Honorees

2014 Honorees

Officer Tim Huffman
Arizona Department of Public Safety, AZ

Police Officer Daryl Raetz
Phoenix Police Department, AZ

CBP Officer Darrell J. Windhaus
United States Department of Homeland Security, Customs and Border Protection, Office of Field Operations

CBP Officer Kenneth Shetler
United States Department of Homeland Security, Customs and Border Protection, Office of Field Operations

CBP Officer Alvin E. Kinney
United States Department of Homeland Security, Customs and Border Protection, Office of Field Operations

CBP Officer Chad Smith
United States Department of Homeland Security, Customs and Border Protection, Office of Field Operations

2013 Honorees

2013 Honorees

Agent Leopoldo Cavazos, Jr.
United States Department of Homeland Security, Customs and Border Protection, U.S. Border Patrol

Agent Richard Delaney
United States Department of Homeland Security, Customs and Border Protection, U.S. Border Patrol

Agent James R. Dominguez
United States Department of Homeland Security, Customs and Border Protection, U.S. Border Patrol

Agent Nicholas J. Ivie
United States Department of Homeland Security, Customs and Border Protection, U.S. Border Patrol

Agent Jeffrey Ramirez
United States Department of Homeland Security, Customs and Border Protection, U.S. Border Patrol

Deputy Sheriff David Wargo
Maricopa County Sheriff's Department

2012 Honorees

2012 Honorees

Agent Jaime Zapata
ICE/Homeland Security Investigations, DHS

Agent Hector Clark
U.S. Border Patrol, CBP, DHS

Agent Eduardo Rojas
U.S. Border Patrol, CBP, DHS

Agent Brian Terry
U.S. Border Patrol, CBP, DHS

Officer Brad Jones
Glendale Police Department

Officer Travis Murphy
Phoenix Police Department

Deputy Sheriff William Coleman
Maricopa County Sheriff's Department