Police Officer Ivan Mejias Hernandez

Police Officer Ivan Mejias Hernandez

Puerto Rico Police Department, Puerto Rico

End of Watch Tuesday, November 1, 1994

Ivan Mejias Hernandez

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.

Bio

  • Age 23
  • Tour 2 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Not available

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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
Son

March 1, 2017

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