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Chief of Police Michael Anthony Pimentel | Elmendorf Police Department, Texas Elmendorf Police Department, Texas

Chief of Police

Michael Anthony Pimentel

Elmendorf Police Department, Texas

End of Watch: Saturday, August 23, 2014

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 64

Tour: 43 years

Badge # 9100

Military veteran

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: In custody

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Chief of Police Michael Pimentel was shot and killed after stopping a vehicle in a residential area near the intersection of South 1st Avenue and East 9th Street at approximately 11:30 am.

A struggle ensued during the stop and Chief Pimentel was shot multiple times. He was flown to University Hospital where he succumbed to his wounds.

Bexar County deputies responded to the scene and took the suspect into custody.

Chief Pimentel was a U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam War. He served in law enforcement for 43 years and had previously served as the police chief of the San Antonio Independent School District Police Department.

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Chief Mike Pimentel was a friend of mine. In addition to being a Police Chief/Officer with Real Compassion for People, He was an Outstanding Photographer!!!. When Chief Pimentel worked as a Police Officer for Corpus Christi Police Dept; he also had a photo studio/photos processing lab called "Flashback Photo". Mike frequently processed film for me for my photo shoots!. Also, we had a very enjoyable experience photographing a model together in his studio. It is such a shame & tragedy that The Government does NOT offer sufficient protection for The Vietnam Veterans War Heroes; other than their Current Inefficient & Covert protection programs! Rest in Peace, Mike. My love to You, and your lovely wife, Brenda.

Jackie White
ProjectFreedom21!!!/Photographer, Writer, Artist.
March 27, 2015


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