Agent Rafael Lopez-Colon

Agent Rafael Lopez-Colon

San Juan Police Department, Puerto Rico

End of Watch Tuesday, January 15, 2002

Add to My Heroes

Rafael Lopez-Colon

Agent Rafael Lopez-Colon was shot and killed while interviewing a citizen whose car had been stolen.

As the two were talking, a second officer for unknown reasons, shot Agent Lopez-Colon in the head. The other officer was arrested and charged with first degree murder.

Agent Lopez-Colon had been employed with the San Juan Municipal Police Department for 14 years. He is survived by his wife and two children.

Bio

  • Age 37
  • Tour 14 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Charged with murder

Most Recent Reflection

View all 12 Reflections

"Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called the children of God."
Matthew 5:9

Marshal Chris Di Gerolamo
Federal Air Marshal Service

May 6, 2018

Want even more control of your Reflection? Create a free ODMP account now for these benefits:

  • Quick access to your heroes
  • Reflections published quicker
  • Save a Reflection signature
  • View, edit or delete any Reflection you've left in the past

Create an account for more options, or use this form to leave a Reflection now.