Detective Bernabe Salazar, Jr.

Detective Bernabe Salazar, Jr.

San Antonio Police Department, Texas

End of Watch Thursday, November 16, 1978

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Bernabe Salazar, Jr.

Detective Bernie Salazar was shot and killed while serving a narcotics search warrant at a public housing project.

The subject 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 served with the San Antonio Police Department for nine years. He was survived by his wife and two children.


  • Age 31
  • Tour 9 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

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

search warrant

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I always think of you, you were my Uncle I have only seen you a couple of times I wish we had more time together I am Carmen Salazar I was your niece still thinking of you..


January 5, 2023

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