Patrolman Adrian Arellano

Patrolman Adrian Arellano

El Paso Police Department, Texas

End of Watch Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Adrian Arellano

Patrolman Adrian Arellano was killed when his police motorcycle collided with another vehicle at North Yarbrough Drive and Edgemere Boulevard while escorting a funeral procession through the intersection.

A second officer was directing traffic at the intersection when the driver of a small sedan disregarded the officer's signals and entered the intersection. Patrolman Arellano's motorcycle struck the vehicle, causing him to be thrown to the ground. He was transported to Del Sol Medical Center where he succumbed to his injuries.

Patrolman Arellano had served with the El Paso Police Department for 10 years. He is survived by his wife, son, and parents.


  • Age 39
  • Tour 10 years
  • Badge 2397

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash

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Patrolman Arellano,
On today, the 2nd anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of El Paso. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

A grateful El Paso resident

United States Border Patrol

March 18, 2017

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