Officer Conrad Sudario Gernale

Officer Conrad Sudario Gernale

Beaumont Police Department, Texas

End of Watch Friday, September 6, 2002

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Conrad Sudario Gernale

Officer Conrad Gernale was intentionally struck and killed by a vehicle driven by a suspect fleeing a domestic assault.

The suspect had followed his wife to her father's home and assaulted the father. When officers arrived, the suspect fled and struck Officer Gernale as Officer Gernale walked along a road to an ambulance that was treating one of the victims. The man then struck an ambulance, injuring the three medics inside, before being taken into custody.

The suspect was charged with capital murder, along with other charges stemming from the domestic incident.

On September 12, 2003, the suspect was sentenced to life in prison and will be eligible for parole in 2033.

Officer Gernale had been employed with the Beaumont Police Department for 12 years, and is survived by his wife, three young children, parents, and siblings.

Bio

  • Age 34
  • Tour 12 years
  • Badge 194

Incident Details

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

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Hi Conrad, sorry I have not written in a while. I still feel the emptiness and pain of you not here with us everyday. Andre and Xavier are both in college now. Celina has finished her masters degree program. We are so proud of them all. I wish you were still here with us. I miss you still everyday. Ana has done an outstanding job with the kids. Love you.

Caesar Gernale
Retired-Federal Bureau Of Prisons

September 2, 2019

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