Sergeant Joseph Sanchez

Sergeant Joseph Sanchez

Baton Rouge Police Department, Louisiana

End of Watch Monday, June 6, 1966

Joseph Sanchez

Sergeant Joseph Sanchez succumbed to a gunshot wound sustained two months earlier while arresting a suspect for robbery.

The leg wound caused a blood clot to develop, which moved to his heart.

Sergeant Sanchez was a veteran of both WWII and the Korean War and had been a prisoner in a German POW camp for 20 months. He was survived by his wife and daughter.

Bio

  • Age 47
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Incident Date Saturday, April 16, 1966
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Not available

robbery

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Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
GOD Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito
Texas

June 6, 2015

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