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Deputy Director Thomas E. Brandon
United States Department of Justice - Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives
99 New York Avenue, NE
c/o Special Response Team 5
Washington, DC 20226
Phone: (800) 800-3855
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Senior Special Agent Paul Scott Ragsdale suffered a fatal heart attack during a training exercise. Agent Ragsdale was learning arrest techniques when he went into cardiac arrest. He was transported to the hospital where he was pronounced dead. Agent Ragsdale is the third officer fatality from a federal agency in 2018.