Detective Sergeant Fernando G. Robles, Sr.

Detective Sergeant Fernando G. Robles, Sr.

Victoria Police Department, Texas

End of Watch Tuesday, September 20, 1983

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Fernando G. Robles, Sr.

Sergeant Sergeant Fernando Robles suffered a fatal heart attack shortly after breaking up a fight between two men in the parking lot of a local mall.

Sergeant Robles and his wife were waiting in the parking lot to pick up their son when two men began fighting and fell onto the hood of his car. Sergeant Robles identified himself as a police officer and told the men to stop fighting. The men continued fighting and Sergeant Robles and a bystander physically separated the two and held them down. Sergeant Robles suffered a fatal heart attack moments later. He was taken to a local hospital where he died three days later.

Sergeant Robles was survived by his wife and son.


  • Age 51
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Heart attack
  • Incident Date Saturday, September 17, 1983

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Det. Robles,
On today, the 36th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Victoria. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

September 20, 2019

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