Policeman Fidel Rivera-Mayol

Policeman Fidel Rivera-Mayol

Puerto Rico Police Department, Puerto Rico

End of Watch Wednesday, February 1, 1956

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Fidel Rivera-Mayol

Policeman Fidel Rivera-Mayol was patrolling the streets of the district of Santurce in San Juan during the day. While crossing a street he was hit in broad daylight by a public transit bus driven by a drunk driver.

Policeman Rivera was known as "3minutes" by his department due to his quick response time when he was called to a scene.

Policeman Rivera-Mayol had previously served with the United States Army in Germany during World War II; he was survived by his wife, son, and four daughters.


  • Age 43
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicular assault
  • Weapon Automobile; Alcohol involved
  • Offender Not available

DUI, foot patrol

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Patrolman Rivera-Mayol
On today, the 59th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice-not just for your Community but for our Country as well when you served with the U.S. Army during WW II. And to your family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


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February 1, 2015

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