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Covid ‘line of duty’ death for Border Patrol agent (access required)

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Without additional details, "line of duty" doesn't tell the public much about how a uniformed federal officer died. And the recent use of "line of duty" to describe Covid deaths is coming at a time that vaccines are widely available, but vaccine mandates face resistance from some law enforcement officers, including pushback from the union representing Border Patrol agents. 

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