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Police Officer Louis Silva | Gallup Police Department, New Mexico Gallup Police Department, New Mexico

Police Officer

Louis Silva

Gallup Police Department, New Mexico

End of Watch: Monday, September 15, 1930

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 56

Tour: 12 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Never identified

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Officer Louis Silva was shot and killed while questioning a man about a burglary in which a gun had been stolen. The suspect fled the scene and was never identified.

Officer Silva had served with the agency for 12 years. He was survived by his wife and six children.

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Officer Silva,
Sir, even though it has been 83 years since your End of Watch you are still honored and remembered. I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Gallup. And to your family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

R.I.P.
USBP

Anonymous
United States Border Patrol
September 18, 2013

 

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