Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 8 years
Badge # Not available
Weapon: Gun; Unknown type
Offender: At large
Captain James Rodriguez was shot twice and killed during a robbery attempt as he entered the lobby of his residential building returning from work. He was off duty when the robbery occurred and identified himself as an officer before being shot.
The suspect was never identified.
Captain Rodriguez had served with the New York City Health and Hospital Police Department for eight years. He is survived by his two daughters, Jessica and Jasmine.