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Police Officer Roberto Martinez-Orozco | Puerto Rico Police Department, Puerto Rico Puerto Rico Police Department, Puerto Rico

Police Officer

Roberto Martinez-Orozco

Puerto Rico Police Department, Puerto Rico

End of Watch: Friday, September 16, 1994

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 25

Tour: 20 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Not available

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Officer Roberto Martinez-Orozco was shot and killed, while off duty, as he was attempting to stop two suspects from stealing $400 from a fast food restaurant in San Lorenzo, Puerto Rico.

At approximately 3:55pm Officer Martinez-Orozco, who was in plain clothing, noticed a suspicious vehicle waiting in front of a restaurant and upon further inspection discovered two suspects committing an armed robbery. As Officer Martinez-Orozco approached the restaurant, and identified himself as a police officer, one of the suspects shot him, killing him instantly. All three suspects including the shooter were apprehended.

Officer Martinez-Orozco had served with the agency for 20 years and was assigned to the San Lorenzo District. He is survived by his wife and two children.

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Descansa en paz mi hermanito! Mis respetos y admiración por tu heroica acción que desinteresadamente realizaste sin saber que te costaría la vida.

Special Agent (former PRPD Agent #31069)
USACID
September 16, 2015

 

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