Agent William Camacho-Rivera

Agent William Camacho-Rivera

Puerto Rico Police Department, Puerto Rico

End of Watch Friday, June 29, 2001

William Camacho-Rivera

Agent William Camacho-Rivera was intentionally struck and killed by a carjacking suspect who was fleeing other officers in downtown Mayaguez, Puerto Rico, at approximately 1:00 am.

The suspects had carjacked two vehicles and were leading officers on a pursuit when they steered their vehicle into Agent Camacho-Rivera at a roadblock. The driver of the vehicle that struck Agent Camacho-Rivera plead guilty to one count of aiding and abetting an armed carjacking that resulted in death and was sentenced to life imprisonment.

Agent Camacho-Rivera had been employed with the Puerto Rico Police Department for six years and was assigned to the Mayaguez District.

Bio

  • Age 27
  • Tour 6 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicular assault
  • Weapon Automobile
  • Offender Sentenced to life imprisonment

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Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
GOD Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito
Texas

July 4, 2015

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