Police Officer Hector Luis Calderon-Romero

Police Officer Hector Luis Calderon-Romero

Carolina Municipal Police Department, Puerto Rico

End of Watch Sunday, September 17, 1995

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Hector Luis Calderon-Romero

Officer Calderon-Romero was shot and killed while attempting to arrest a man for an armed robbery. He was working an off-duty security job when he observed the robbery take place. When he identified himself as a police officer and attempted to arrest the suspect he was shot several times. The suspect was never identified.

Officer Calderon-Romero had been with the agency for 4 years. He was survived by his wife and child.


  • Age 30
  • Tour 4 years
  • Badge 189

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Never identified

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Reading this make me remember how he was with me. It is sad that I never had the chance to share important moments like, my graduation and the birth of his grandchild. What it hurts the most is that we never knew who did it.

Gretchen Calderon

July 13, 2014

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