Detective Bernabe Salazar, Jr.

Detective Bernabe Salazar, Jr.

San Antonio Police Department, Texas

End of Watch Thursday, November 16, 1978

Bernabe Salazar, Jr.

Detective Salazar was shot and killed while serving a narcotics search warrant at a public housing project. The suspect fired two shots through the front door, striking Detective Salazar in the head. The suspect was apprehended and sentenced to 30 years in prison, but has since been paroled.

Detective Salazar had been with the agency for eight years and was survived by his wife and two children.

Bio

  • Age 31
  • Tour 8 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun; 9 mm
  • Offender Paroled

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Rest in peace brother, your sacrifice will forever be remembered.

Sergeant Barton
Garden City PD

November 3, 2015

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