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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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Although I never got to get a chance to be able to meet you , you made my dad (yr son) John Rodriguez a good & loving person . You would've been so proud of him & what he has accomplished just like I am proud to have him as my dad . You will forever be missed Grandpa . Love you !
-your granddaughter Desiree Rodriguez

Desiree Rodriguez
Granddaughter
May 21, 2017

 

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