Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 10 years
Badge # 24216
Cause: Bicycle accident
Incident Date: 5/27/1992
Officer Joe Rios succumbed to injuries sustained eight months earlier while on bicycle patrol on Sunset Boulevard.
The accident occurred on May 27, 1992, when an automobile exited a parking lot into his path. Officer Rios was able to return to duty six months later, but suffered a cerebral concussion which contributed to his death on January 20, 1993.
Officer Rios had served with the agency for 10 years. He was survived by his wife and two children.