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Sergeant Manuel Hurtado Tapia | Arizona Department of Public Safety, Arizona Arizona Department of Public Safety, Arizona

Sergeant

Manuel Hurtado Tapia

Arizona Department of Public Safety, Arizona

End of Watch: Tuesday, January 8, 1991

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 41

Tour: 17 years, 6 months

Badge # 1409

Cause: Gunfire

Incident Date: 1/8/1991

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Suspect: Shot and killed

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Sergeant Tapia was shot and killed in Nogales by a man suspected of drug trafficking. He was in a foot pursuit when the suspect turned and shot him. The suspect was shot and killed by another officer on the scene. After the shooting, it was discovered that Sergeant Tapia was unarmed as he had inadvertently left his gun in his vehicle.

Sergeant Tapia is survived by his parents, three children, three sisters, and three brothers.

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He will be memorialized on the Stolen Lives Quilt, thanks to our partners, Remember 1986.

Maria Espinoza
Founder & National Director
The Remembrance Project
August 4, 2013

 

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