Chief of Police Jesus Rosalez, Jr.

Chief of Police Jesus Rosalez, Jr.

Elsa Police Department, Texas

End of Watch Saturday, October 30, 1982

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Jesus Rosalez, Jr.

Chief Rosalez was shot and killed after responding to a disturbance in which a man was refusing to get out of another man's truck. The suspect opened fire with Chief Rosalez asked him to exit the truck. The chief was able to return fire and killed the suspect. The suspect was carrying $10,000 in cash and was wanted in Mexico for the murder of a Mexican federal officer.

Chief Rosalez had been with the agency for 7 years and was survived by his wife and four children.


  • Age 34
  • Tour 7 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Shot and killed

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RIP Chief. You died a Warrior.

Deputy Constable Anonymous Anonymous
31 years of service

April 13, 2018

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