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Patrolman Antonio T. San Antonio Police Department, Texas


Antonio T. "Tony" Canales

San Antonio Police Department, Texas

End of Watch: Thursday, May 18, 1972

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 29

Tour: 2 years

Badge # 773

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Arrested

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Patrolman Tony Canales was shot and killed while attempting to take several robbery suspects into custody on Frio City Road.

The suspects attempted to flee but crashed their car after Patrolman Canales returned fire. One of the subjects was arrested at the scene. The second subject fled but was arrested hiding under a nearby house several days later.

Patrolman Canales had served with the San Antonio Police Department for two years. He was survived by his wife and three children.

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Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
God Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito
May 18, 2015


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