Patrolman Yamil Baez-Santiago

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Patrolman Yamil Baez-Santiago

Clarksville Police Department, Tennessee

End of Watch Friday, June 7, 2002

Yamil Baez-Santiago

Patrolman Yamil Baez-Santiago and Patrolman David Scott were killed in an automobile accident during a vehicle pursuit at approximately 1:30 pm.

The two officers were chasing a robbery suspect on the 101st Airborne Division Parkway when their patrol car collided with another vehicle near Peachers Mill Road. The patrol car burst into flames and both officers were trapped inside. The driver of the other vehicle was injured. The suspect fled the scene but was eventually apprehended.

On November 4th, 2004, the suspect was found guilty of four counts of aggravated robbery and two counts of reckless vehicular homicide. He was sentenced to 33 years in prison.

Patrolman Baez-Santiago was a US Army veteran and had been with the Clarksville Police Department for only six months. He is survived by his wife and two children.

Bio

  • Age 23
  • Tour 6 months
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicle pursuit
  • Weapon Automobile
  • Offender Sentenced to 33 years

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To the family, friends and colleagues of Patrolman Yamil Baez-Santiago: I proudly emailed my “NO Parole Letter” yesterday.
I am so very sorry for your loss! It’s so unfair that you have to keep reliving your pain, with each new parole board hearing.
To Patrolman Yamil Baez-Santiago: Thank You for your service to our country; your sacrifice for your community. You are Not Forgotten!
God Bless You All

Allie Wroten
Proudly Supporting All L.E.O.’s
Wife of a Corrections Deputy

October 10, 2018

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