Police Officer Michael Steven Delgado

Police Officer Michael Steven Delgado

Tohono O'odham Nation Police Department, Tribal Police

End of Watch Thursday, April 9, 1998

Michael Steven Delgado

Officer Michael Delgado was killed when the vehicle he was riding in was broadsided by a drunk driver who had run a red light.

He had checked in for duty only minutes before the incident and was being driven to another officer's residence to pick up a patrol car for his shift. He was killed instantly upon impact. The vehicle that struck Officer Delgado's vehicle was traveling at 80 mph at the time of impact.

Officer Delgado had graduated from the academy in November 1997. He was survived by his expectant wife.


  • Age 29
  • Tour 9 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicular assault
  • Location Arizona
  • Weapon Automobile
  • Offender Injured in accident

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