Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 10 years
Badge # Not available
Offender: Not available
Officer Pedro Mercado-Alvira was shot and killed after stopping a suspicious vehicle.
While talking with the occupants Officer Mercado-Alvira recognized one of them as being a wanted fugitive. Upon asking him to exit the vehicle shots were fired and Officer Mercado-Alvira was struck in the neck, killing him instantly. He was wearing a vest at the time of the incident, and the shooter was captured.
Officer Mercado-Alvira worked with the Puerto Rico Police Department in the District of Ceiba.