Police Officer Ronnie Ray Lerma

Police Officer Ronnie Ray Lerma

Garland Police Department, Texas

End of Watch Monday, September 21, 1998

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Ronnie Ray Lerma

Officer Lerma was killed after being struck by a van during a traffic stop. As Officer Lerma was reaching over his motorcycle to get out his ticket book the van pulled into the median and struck him, throwing him down the highway. The van also struck the vehicle which Officer Lerma had pulled over, pushing it into oncoming traffic and killing the driver. The driver of the van was injured in the accident and admitted to the hospital.

Officer Lerma is survived by his wife and two children.

Bio

  • Age 39
  • Tour 11 years
  • Badge 174

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by vehicle

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It only takes a moment to make a difference in someone's life and you changed mine forever. Thank you for being there that day. You couldn't have known the impact you were going to have on me. Thank you for your service and dedication.

Julie

June 8, 2020

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