Inspector Daniel C. Rivera, Jr.

Inspector Daniel C. Rivera, Jr.

New Mexico Motor Transportation Police, New Mexico

End of Watch Tuesday, July 11, 1989

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Daniel C. Rivera, Jr.

Inspector Daniel Rivera was killed when his patrol car struck a semi-truck while he was involved in a high-speed pursuit on I-10 near Anthony, New Mexico.

Inspector Rivera was a U.S. Navy veteran and had served with the New Mexico Motor Transportation Division for seven years. He is survived by his fiancée, two sons, daughter, parents, five brothers, and a sister.


  • Age 30
  • Tour 7 years
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

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

vehicle pursuit

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Thank you for your service and please know that your sacrifice is one that will never be forgotten. Rest in peace always.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

July 11, 2020

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