Police Officer II Mario Navidad, Jr.

Police Officer II Mario Navidad, Jr.

Los Angeles Police Department, California

End of Watch Sunday, December 22, 1996

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Mario Navidad, Jr.

Officer Mario Navidad was shot and killed after he and his partner were flagged down by a convenience store clerk who told them a man had just stolen a 12-pack of beer. The two officers spotted the man in an alley and as they approached him he pulled out a gun and shot at them while they were still in their patrol car, striking Officer Navidad.

His partner was able to return fire and kill the suspect.

Officer Navidad had served with the Los Angeles Police Department for one year. He is survived by his wife and two children.

Bio

  • Age 27
  • Tour 1 year
  • Badge 31588

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Shot and killed

theft

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Officer Navidad,
On today, the 25th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Los Angeles. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

R.I.P.
USBP

Anonymous
United States Border Patrol

December 22, 2021

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