Special Officer M. V. Torres

Special Officer M. V. Torres

Texas and Pacific Railroad Police Department, Railroad Police

End of Watch Wednesday, September 6, 1922

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M. V. Torres

Special Officer M.V. Torres was shot and killed while patrolling the railroad yards in Mingus, Texas, during a labor dispute. He was transported to a hospital in Ft. Worth where he was able to give a statement about the shooting before succumbing to his wounds.

No suspects were ever arrested for his murder.

Torres was not married. He was buried in San Antonio, Texas.


  • Age 54
  • Tour 2 months, 1 week
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Location Texas
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Never identified

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No passage of time will ever erase your service and sacrifice and may you always rest in peace knowing that your fellow law enforcement will always remember and thank you.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

September 6, 2020

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