Police Officer III Alejo Maldonado-Serrano

Police Officer III Alejo Maldonado-Serrano

Puerto Rico Police Department, Puerto Rico

End of Watch Monday, March 4, 1991

Alejo Maldonado-Serrano

Officer Alejo Maldonado-Serrano was shot and killed while off-duty and at a nightclub in the Barrio Obrero neighborhood in San Juan, Puerto Rico, at approximately 11:45 pm.

A masked man entered the club and shot him. Later investigation revealed that the gunman had previously been arrested by Agent Maldonado-Serrano.

The man was arrested several days later and subsequently sentenced to life in prison. He escaped August 1994 and killed Officer Julio Andino-Rivera while in the officer was in pursuit of the fugitive on September 7, 1994. He was captured and sentenced to 235 years.

Agent Maldonado-Serrano had served with the Puerto Rico Police Department for 10 years. He was survived by his wife, four daughters, son, parents, and siblings.


  • Age 34
  • Tour 10 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Sentenced to 235 years in prison

off duty, revenge

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Your heroism and service is honored today, the 21rst anniversary of your death. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was murdered on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

I pray for solace for all those who love and remember you for I know both the pain and pride are forever. Your family is in my heart's embrace. Rest In Peace

Phyllis Loya
Mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05

March 5, 2012

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