Sergeant Milagros Agosto-Peréz

Sergeant Milagros Agosto-Peréz

Puerto Rico Police Department, Puerto Rico

End of Watch Monday, December 7, 1998

Milagros Agosto-Peréz

Sergeant Milagros Agosto-Peréz was shot and killed by two subjects while taking control of a murder scene. Sergeant Agosto-Peréz was off duty when she heard gun shots. She went to investigate and clear the crime scene when family members of victim mistook her for the murderer and shot her several times with an assault rifle. Seven members of the victim's family were arrested.

Sergeant Agosto-Perez had served with the agency for two years and was survived by her parents, four sisters, and two brothers.


  • Age 23
  • Tour 2 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Rifle; Semi-automatic
  • Offender Seven suspects arrested

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Sgt. Agosto-Perez,
On today, the 20th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Puerto Rico. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

December 7, 2018

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