Assistant Chief of Police Ricardo DeAlejandro

Assistant Chief of Police Ricardo DeAlejandro

Mathis Police Department, Texas

End of Watch Thursday, October 28, 1982

Ricardo DeAlejandro

Assistant Chief of Police Ricardo DeAlejandro was shot and killed while working an undercover narcotics operation at a bar in Robstown.

Three men, unrelated to the narcotics investigation, entered the bar and one of them shot Assistant Chief DeAlejandro.

The subject was convicted of murder and carrying a weapon in a premises licensed to sell alcoholic beverages. He was sentenced to 14 years.

Assistant Chief DeAlejandro was a U.S. Air Force veteran of the Vietnam War. He had served with the Mathis Police Department for six years.

Bio

  • Age 36
  • Tour 6 years
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Sentenced to 14 years

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Thank you Ricardo DeAlejandro for your service to our Great Nation, and for your contributions to eradicate drugs. May God bless you with a seat at his table in Heaven.

Retired First Sergeant Thomas Webb
New York State Police

October 11, 2016

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