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Police Officer Ivan Mejias Hernandez | Puerto Rico Police Department, Puerto Rico Puerto Rico Police Department, Puerto Rico

Police Officer

Ivan Mejias Hernandez

Puerto Rico Police Department, Puerto Rico

End of Watch: Tuesday, November 1, 1994

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 23

Tour: 2 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Not available

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Officer Ivan Hernandez was shot and killed by a drug dealer after the dealer discovered he was a police officer performing a drug investigation.

Agent Hernandez was assigned to the PRPD Narcotics Division as an undercover agent where he infiltrated a drug dealing a gang in the Barazas Sector, Carolina, Puerto Rico. A suspect of the investigation allegedly believed Officer Hernandez to be a Police Informant, and Officer Hernandez was kidnapped by three individuals and taken to a remote location where he was shot once in the abdomen and once in the head. His body was left inside of his undercover vehicle and pushed into a precipice where it was later recovered. The FBI investigated and later apprehended the perpetrators.

The shooter, became a federal witness and received 20 years in prison. The other two suspects received life imprisonment. They are all currently serving sentences at a federal prison for carjacking.

Officer Hernandez had served with the agency for two years. He is was survived by his wife and newborn son.

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Today i look back and see the type of hero that u was the type of person that i can imagine everyday i think of just having one second with you to see you once again.. my hero my heart te amo papi

Ivan Mejias Rivera Jr
March 1, 2017


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