Fallen Agent: Jarod Dittman
DOB: September 6, 1979
Entered: March 5, 2007
Departed: March 30, 2008
Postion: Border Patrol Agent
Border Patrol Agent Jarod Dittman, of the Brownfield Border Patrol Station, died on March 30, 2008. Agent Dittman was working the midnight shift when he was involved in a single vehicle rollover accident at approximately 1:00 a.m., while he was en route to his assigned work area from the Brownfield Station. Another Border Patrol agent came across the single vehicle accident on Otay Lakes Road, near State Route 94. Agent Dittman was pulled from his department issued Jeep Wrangler and transported to a local hospital, where he succumbed to his injuries approximately one hour later. Agent Dittman entered on duty with the U. S. Border Patrol on March 5, 2007 as a member of the 660th Session of the Border Patrol Academy. Agent Dittman was assigned to the Brownfield Border Patrol Station immediately after graduation from the Academy. Prior to joining the Border Patrol; Agent Dittman served in the Pennsylvania National Guard. Agent Dittman was 28 years old at the time of his death. He is survived by his wife, Pavelina and their 17 month old daughter, Angela.