Sergeant Quintin Velez-Figueroa

Sergeant Quintin Velez-Figueroa

Puerto Rico Police Department, Puerto Rico

End of Watch Monday, January 19, 1970

Quintin Velez-Figueroa

Sergeant Quintin Velez-Figueroa was shot and killed by another officer who was under psychological stress.


  • Age 44
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge 46

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Not available

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Sgt. Velez-Figueroa,
On today, the 48th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Puerto Rico. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

January 19, 2018

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