Agent William Camacho-Rivera

Agent William Camacho-Rivera

Puerto Rico Police Department, Puerto Rico

End of Watch Friday, June 29, 2001

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William Camacho-Rivera

Agent William Camacho-Rivera was intentionally struck and killed by a carjacking suspect who was fleeing other officers in downtown Mayaguez, Puerto Rico, at approximately 1:00 am.

The suspects had carjacked two vehicles and were leading officers on a pursuit when they steered their vehicle into Agent Camacho-Rivera at a roadblock. The driver of the vehicle that struck Agent Camacho-Rivera plead guilty to one count of aiding and abetting an armed carjacking that resulted in death and was sentenced to life imprisonment.

Agent Camacho-Rivera had been employed with the Puerto Rico Police Department for six years and was assigned to the Mayaguez District.


  • Age 27
  • Tour 6 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicular assault
  • Weapon Automobile
  • Offender Sentenced to life imprisonment

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Agent Camacho-Rivera,
On today, the 17th 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

June 29, 2018

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