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Border Security Expo

EXPO: JAN 31- FEB 1, 2018 DEMO DAY: FEBRUARY 2

Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center
San Antonio, TX USA

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Special Events & Awards

Excellence Awards

Annual Awards for Excellence in Border Security Initiatives

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.

A Conference Registration pass provides access to the luncheon and awards ceremony.

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
2014 Award Recipient

Thomas S. Winkowski
Deputy Commissioner, U.S. Customs and Border Protection

Salute to Fallen Heroes

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Border 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 will continue to honor our fallen heroes each year at a special ceremony taking place during the Expo.

2015 Honorees

2015 Honorees

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

Border Patrol Agent Alexander Giannini
United States Department of Homeland Security - Customs and Border Protection - United States Border Patrol, US

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, Arizona

Police Officer Daryl Raetz
Phoenix Police Department, Arizona

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

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

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

CBP Officer Chad Smith
United States Department of Homeland Security, U.S. 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

2018 Sponsors

  • BCS
  • BPF

 

  • Axis Communications
  • CSRA
  • Elbit
  • General-Dynamics-Information-Technology
  • ManTech
  • Motorola Solutions
  • Peraton
  • S2-Global
  • Unisys