Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 6 years
Badge # 10793
Incident Date: Not available
Weapon: Handgun; .357 caliber
Officer Ismael Garcia was shot and killed en route to a Police Music-Band rehearsal.
On his way to the location Officer Garcia made a stop at a shopping plaza to make a call to verify the time and place for rehearsal. When Officer Garcia approached a phone booth, a suspect armed with 357-Magnum fired four shots at close-range, shots in the officer's back and one fatal shot in the upper-left side forehead.
The motive is unknown; the suspect was apprehended and sentenced to life in prison.
Officer Garcia had served with the agency for six years. He is survived by his wife and three children.