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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Officer Rodriguez,
On today, the 110th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Brownsville. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

November 14, 2022

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