Police Officer Toribio Rodriquez

Police Officer Toribio Rodriquez

Brownsville Police Department, Texas

End of Watch Thursday, November 14, 1912

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Toribio Rodriquez

Officer Rodriquez succumbed to gunshot wounds sustained four days earlier while he and two other officers attempted to serve warrants on three men wanted for smuggling. The suspects opened fire as the three officers attempted to gain entry into the house. Officer Rodriquez was shot in the arm and back. The other two officers were also wounded.

Officer Rodriquez had only served with the agency for 5 days.


  • Age 22
  • Tour 5 days
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Incident Date Sunday, November 10, 1912
  • Weapon Shotgun
  • Offender Not available

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Toribio and family,
Thanks for you service to your city, county and to the great state of Texas. You are the same age that I started out in law enforcement. Too you to have fallen--but you are not forgotten and its good to see your family still honors you.

James Lopey, Assistant Sheriff (Ret)
Washoe County Sheriff's Office (Reno, Nevada)
Nevada DPS

November 14, 2019

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