Police Officer I Ricardo J. Torres

Police Officer I Ricardo J. Torres

DeKalb County Police Department, Georgia

End of Watch Sunday, September 13, 1998

Ricardo J. Torres

Police Officer Ricardo Torres was killed in an automobile accident while en route to a call involving an armed subject at approximately 5:30 am.

He was thrown from the vehicle when it left the roadway and struck a fixed object.

Officer Torres had served with the DeKalb County Police Department for one year. He is survived by his wife, two sisters, and mother.


  • Age 31
  • Tour 1 year
  • Badge 1988

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

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Tonight for some reason I thought about you Torres, Blake was right we were all together for 23 long rough weeks with Bert and kinda gave Hackett the blues when Bert had to leave only to pay for it the next day...56 Academy was a close knit group of people and 60's 70's morning watch was even closer...... Ive been close to where you are now as i also 41'd on morning watch but I guess it just wasn't my time to go... I remember meeting your family at your reside the day of your accident and still trying to awake from a dream that was some how reality.....i know you watching down on this 56th class as well as all dekalb officers... see you one day my brutha..


January 18, 2016

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