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Reserve Deputy Sheriff Joshua B. Rodriguez, Jr. | Bexar County Sheriff's Office, Texas Bexar County Sheriff's Office, Texas

Reserve Deputy Sheriff

Joshua B. Rodriguez, Jr.

Bexar County Sheriff's Office, Texas

End of Watch: Friday, February 2, 1973

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 28

Tour: 2 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Not available

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Reserve Deputy Rodriguez and Deputy Vincent Walker were shot and killed after being overpowered during a traffic stop on Bandera Road. They had stopped a vehicle for a license plate violation. Approximately ten minutes later a citizen notified dispatchers that two deputies had been shot. Two suspects were apprehended and convicted of capital murder.
Reserve Deputy Rodriguez had been with the agency for two years and was survived by his wife and two sons.

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Deputy Sheriff Vincent L. Walker
Bexar County Sheriff's Office, Texas
End of Watch: Friday, February 2, 1973
Cause: Gunfire

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Today, we celebrate Father's Day and I would like to say happy Father's Day to my father Joshua B. Rodriguez who is with our Heavenly Father. Even though at the time I was only 2, your legacy continues through my work and my family. You are truly missed and will always be in my heart and your granddaughter's. I love you dad, and miss you! Your son Joshua Rodriguez III.

Joshua Rodriguez III, Hotel Management
Son of fallen officer Joshua B. Rodriguez
June 15, 2014

 

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