Police Officer Angel Luis Rivera-Delgado

Police Officer Angel Luis Rivera-Delgado

Puerto Rico Police Department, Puerto Rico

End of Watch Tuesday, September 24, 1991

Angel Luis Rivera-Delgado

Officer Angel Rivera-Delgado was killed when his police motorcycle was struck by another vehicle while in pursuit of a stolen car in Levittown, Puerto Rico.

At about 2:30 pm, Officer Rivera-Delgado was traveling by the community of Sabana Seca in Levittown on his police motorcycle, when he noticed a car with stolen license plates. The officer attempted to stop the vehicle but the driver sped away, and Officer Rivera-Delgado persued him. As Officer Rivera-Delgado entered the intersection of Sabana Seca Avenue and Doctor Chanca Avenue the traffic light was flashing and his motorcycle was struck head-on by another vehicle. The officer died at the scene.

Officer Rivera-Delgado served the Puerto Rico Police Department for 5 years, and was assigned to the Levittown Precinct. He is survived by his wife and two children.

Bio

  • Age 35
  • Tour 5 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicle pursuit
  • Weapon Not available
  • Offender Not available

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Officer Rivera-Delgado,
On today, the 21st anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Puerto Rico. And to your family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

R.I.P.
USBP

Anonymous
U.S. Border Patrol

September 24, 2012

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