Detective Sergeant Fernando G. Robles, Sr.

Detective Sergeant Fernando G. Robles, Sr.

Victoria Police Department, Texas

End of Watch Tuesday, September 20, 1983

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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Heroes live forever, Sergeant Robles, and we will never forget. Thank you for the sacrifice you made for the citizens of Victoria and the great State of Texas.

Greater Houston C.O.P.S.

September 20, 2013

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