Lieutenant Octavio Monico Puig

Lieutenant Octavio Monico Puig

Brownsville Police Department, Texas

End of Watch Friday, September 19, 1913

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Octavio Monico Puig

Lieutenant Puig was shot and killed after he and an officer responded to a local prostitution house to investigate reports of gunfire. When they arrived at the scene they recognized the suspects as the county sheriff and several deputies.

When Lieutenant Puig told the group to come to the police station the next morning they opened fire on him, shooting him nine times.

Lieutenant Puig was survived by his wife and child.


  • Age 27
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Not available

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Your heroism and service is honored today, the 96th anniversary of your death. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Mothers from time immortal have anquished over the loss of their children. God bless this mother and this officer.

Rest In Peace

Phyllis Loya


September 19, 2009

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