Policeman Roberto Barbosa-Ortiz

Policeman Roberto Barbosa-Ortiz

Puerto Rico Police Department, Puerto Rico

End of Watch Friday, July 28, 1978

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Roberto Barbosa-Ortiz

Policeman Roberto Barbosa-Ortiz was shot and killed while responding to a robbery in progress at a supermarket.

He engaged the robber in a gunfight and was fatally wounded.


  • Age 23
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Not available


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Thank you for your service and please know that your sacrifice is one that will never, ever be forgotten by your law enforcement brethren. Rest in peace always.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

July 28, 2020

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