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Agent Yesenia Nieves-Ruiz | Puerto Rico Police Department, Puerto Rico Puerto Rico Police Department, Puerto Rico


Yesenia Nieves-Ruiz

Puerto Rico Police Department, Puerto Rico

End of Watch: Saturday, August 31, 2002

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 30

Tour: 4 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Not available

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Agent Yesenia Nieves-Ruiz was shot and killed when a group of men attempted to rob her and her uncle after they left an ATM.

She had just left work and was still in uniform when the incident took place. Agent Nieves-Ruiz was shot when she attempted to stop the robbery.

Agent Nieves-Ruiz had been employed with the Puerto Rico Police Department for four years.

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Agent Nieves-Ruiz,
Maam, on today the 9th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Puerto Rico. And to your family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


August 31, 2011


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