Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 4 months
Badge # Not available
Cause: Heart attack
Incident Date: 10/21/2009
Detention Officer Dionicio Camacho suffered a fatal heart attack while conducting defensive tactics training at the agency's academy.
He had just finished five minutes of running and was in a simulated fight with an instructor when he collapsed. Paramedics were called and performed CPR before transporting Officer Camacho to a local hospital. He remained on life support for two days before passing away.
Officer Camacho had served with the Harris County Sheriff's Department for only four months. He is survived by his wife and son.