Officer Victoria Louise Chavez

Officer Victoria Louise Chavez

Farmington Police Department, New Mexico

End of Watch Thursday, July 9, 1992

Victoria Louise Chavez

Officer Victoria Chavez was shot and killed while conducting a vacation check of a local residence.

When she arrived at the house the owners' son emerged from the residence with a shotgun and opened fire, shooting her before she exited her patrol car.

Officer Chavez had served with the Farmington Police Department for 18 months. She is survived by her husband and two daughters.


  • Age 39
  • Tour 1 year, 6 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Shotgun
  • Offender Not available

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Continue in peace my sister. Your family and members of your department know you are a hero, and the mentioning of your name will keep your spirit alive. Always.

Lieutenant Ray Flores
NYPD (retired)

July 10, 2018

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