Policeman Pedro Burgos-Lacourt

Policeman Pedro Burgos-Lacourt

Puerto Rico Police Department, Puerto Rico

End of Watch Monday, October 7, 1985

Pedro Burgos-Lacourt

Policeman Pedro Burgos-Lacourt drowned while working on efforts to recover the bodies of three policeman who drowned the previous day.

Policeman Homero Ortiz-Martinez, Policeman Herminio Lopez-Pilar, Sergeant Francisco Diaz-Melendez, drowned when their patrol car fell through a broken bridge into a swollen river during Tropical Storm Isabel. The officers were responding to a distress call when the incident occurred.


  • Age 29
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Drowned

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Descanse en paz mi hermano. Rest in peace my brother.

Lieutenant Ray Flores
NYPD (retired)

October 7, 2017

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