Officer Federico R. Saenz

Officer Federico R. Saenz

McAllen Police Department, Texas

End of Watch Sunday, March 26, 1933

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Federico R. Saenz

Officer Federico Saenz was shot and killed after stopping a pickup truck containing six people at 0600 hours. While he was speaking with the driver one of the passengers opened fire on him, striking him in the ribs. As he crawled to regain control of his gun the suspect shot him again the forehead. Five of the suspects were apprehended but the driver fled to Mexico.


  • Age 38
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Apprehended

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Your heroism and service is honored today, the 79th anniversary of your death. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer who was murdered in the the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Time never diminishes respect. Your memory will always be honored and revered. Rest In Peace.

Phyllis Loya
Mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05

March 26, 2012

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