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Detective Benjamin Edward Marconi | San Antonio Police Department, Texas San Antonio Police Department, Texas

Detective

Benjamin Edward Marconi

San Antonio Police Department, Texas

End of Watch: Sunday, November 20, 2016

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 50

Tour: 20 years

Badge # 2382

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Arrested

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Detective Benjamin Marconi was shot and killed from ambush as he conducted a traffic stop of a vehicle near the intersection of West Nueva Street and Santa Rosa Street at approximately 11:45 am.

Detective Marconi was sitting in his patrol car during the stop when an unrelated subject stopped his car behind Detective Marconi's patrol car. The man walked up to the passenger side of Detective Marconi's patrol car and shot Detective Marconi once in the head. The man then leaned into the patrol car and shot Detective Marconi a second time.

The subject fled in his vehicle. He was later arrested by members of San Antonio Police Department SWAT team.

Detective Marconi served with the San Antonio Police Department for 20 years. He is survived by his two children.

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Ben, what a great guy you were and a better Officer/Detective for so many people of the City of San Antonio. You will be greatly missed at our class reunions (95-A Siiiiir!!!!!!) This world has lost a true hero on that tragic day. We all miss you brother…Roy Naylor

Det. Roy P. Naylor (Ret.)
SAPD - Classmate
March 5, 2017

 

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