Police Officer José R. Ortiz Santiago

Police Officer José R. Ortiz Santiago

Puerto Rico Police Department, Puerto Rico

End of Watch Friday, May 26, 2000

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José R. Ortiz Santiago

Officer Jose Ortiz Santiago was killed during a traffic collision in Caguas, Puerto Rico.

This collision occurred when Officer Ortiz Santiago and his partner were traveling to investigate a shooting. A speeding truck over turned and landed on top of the passenger side of the police vehicle, killing the officer. The driver of the police vehicle was transported to a local hospital in stable condition.


  • Age 46
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

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