Policeman Jesus M. Ortiz-Otero

Policeman Jesus M. Ortiz-Otero

Puerto Rico Police Department, Puerto Rico

End of Watch Monday, August 8, 1983

Jesus M. Ortiz-Otero

Policeman Ortiz-Otero was struck and killed by a patrol car during a pursuit of a motorcycle. He and other officers were providing security at a United States - Puerto Rico Olympic Team basketball game when he received word that there was a pursuit heading towards him on State Highway 3. As the vehicle motorcycle approached he stepped in the roadway to attempt to get the man to stop but was inadvertently struck by the patrol car.
Policeman Ortiz-Otero was survived by his wife and two children.


  • Age 32
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

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

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A 32 años de tu pérdida, hoy recordamos ese fatídico día. Gracias por tu servicio y por tu integridad con el pueblo de Puerto Rico y la policía. Personas como tú son los que nos impulsan a continuar en la carrera de justicia criminal.

Special Agent (former PRPD Agent #31069)

August 8, 2015

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