Officer Reuben Fred Rios, Sr.

Officer Reuben Fred Rios, Sr.

California Highway Patrol, California

End of Watch Saturday, October 26, 1996

Reuben Fred Rios, Sr.

Officer Rios was struck and killed by a vehicle while he was conducting traffic control in San Bernardino. He was struck by a drunk driver who entered the area. Officer Rios was thrown onto the hood and windshield and then ejected back onto the roadway.

He had served with the agency for 22 years.


  • Age 53
  • Tour 22 years
  • Badge 8592

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicular assault
  • Weapon Automobile; Alcohol involved
  • Offender Not available

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Rest In Peace Brother. We remember and honor you on the 21st anniversary of your E.O.W. Thank you for your service and sacrifice.

Officer Mike Robinson, (Ret)
Upland Police Dept. CA

October 26, 2017

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