Wall Of Honor

DEA Wall Of Honor

This month we remember...

Special Agent Thomas J. Devine

September 25, 1982
Drug Enforcement Administration Special Agent Thomas J. Devine, a Group Supervisor at the Newark Field Division, died on September 25, 1982, in Passaic, New Jersey of complications from gunshot wounds he received on October 12, 1972, during an undercover investigation in New York City. He was 40 years of age at the time of his death.

Narcotic Agent Anker M. Bangs

September 24, 1950
Special Agent Anker Marius Bangs, Chief of the U.S. Department of Treasury, Bureau of Narcotics for the Twin Cities, Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minnesota, was killed by an opium addict during an undercover operation on September 24, 1950. After supervising similar raids in Iowa and Nebraska, investigative information led him to an opium den in the Glendale Apartment Hotel in St. Paul, Minnesota, where he was killed. He was 50 years of age at the time of his death.

Narcotic Agent Andrew P. Sanderson

September 23, 1944
Agent Andrew P. Sanderson, of the U.S. Department Treasury, Bureau of Narcotics in Denver, Colorado, was killed on September 23, 1944, when a tire blowout caused his Official Government Vehicle to overturn. He was 53 years of age at the time of his death.
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