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Police Officer Joe Rios | Los Angeles Police Department, California Los Angeles Police Department, California

Police Officer

Joe Rios

Los Angeles Police Department, California

End of Watch: Wednesday, January 20, 1993

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 39

Tour: 10 years

Badge # 24216

Cause: Bicycle accident

Incident Date: 5/27/1992

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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.

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