Sergeant Hector L. Ortiz-Alvarez

Sergeant Hector L. Ortiz-Alvarez

Puerto Rico Police Department, Puerto Rico

End of Watch Tuesday, January 29, 2002

Hector L. Ortiz-Alvarez

Sergeant Hector Ortiz-Alvarez was accidentally shot and killed while serving a warrant on a murder suspect.

He placed his M-16 rifle on the ground as he jumped over a fence, and as his partner handed the rifle to him it discharged, fatally wounding him. He was transported to a local hospital where he succumbed to his wound.

Sergeant Ortiz-Alvarez had served with the Puerto Rico Police Department for 14 years. He was survived by his wife and three sons.

Bio

  • Age 38
  • Tour 14 years
  • Badge CIC

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire (Accidental)

accidental discharge, warrant

Most Recent Reflection

View all 13 Reflections

Rest In Peace Brother LEO. You are not forgotten.

Officer Mike Robinson (Ret)
Upland Police Dept. CA

January 29, 2018

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