Policeman Jose M. Valentin-Hernandez

Policeman Jose M. Valentin-Hernandez

Puerto Rico Police Department, Puerto Rico

End of Watch Sunday, May 4, 1975

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Jose M. Valentin-Hernandez

Policeman Jose Valentin-Hernandez drowned while attempting to rescue people from Rio Culebrinas in Aguadilla, Puerto Rico.

Policeman Valentin-Hernandez was assigned to the Aguidilla District. He was survived by his wife, daughter, parents, seven sisters, and two brothers.


  • Age 28
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge 7666

Incident Details

  • Cause Drowned

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To fully appreciate the heroes of the present, we must recognize our heroes of the past. Your heroism and service is honored today, the 38th anniversary year of your death. I am priviliged to be among the first to leave a tribute to you. 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 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

May 10, 2013

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