Officer Sergio Carrera

Officer Sergio Carrera

Rialto Police Department, California

End of Watch Thursday, October 18, 2007

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Sergio Carrera

Officer Sergio Carrera was shot while serving a warrant at an apartment building during a narcotics raid.

He was part of a six man swat team serving a narcotics search warrant on a duplex on Cascade Street, just off of Riverside Avenue, at approximately 7:00 am. He was shot in the upper body during a struggle between a man and fellow officer inside an apartment. He was rushed to a hospital, but died from his wounds during surgery.

The suspect, wanted in Mississippi for selling cocaine, was charged with first degree murder. On January 26th, 2011, he was found guilty of involuntary manslaughter.

Officer Carrera had served with the Rialto Police Department for four years. He is survived by his wife and two children.


  • Age 29
  • Tour 4 years
  • Badge 168

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Officer's rifle
  • Offender Convicted of involuntary manslaughter

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Happy Birthday Big Serg! I can only imagine the shenanigans that would have continued if you were still with us. Thank you for your guidance and protection from above. Your stories and legend live on Big Dog. You are deeply missed. Rest easy.

Much Love!

Robert Smith, Lieutenant
Rialto Police Department

March 6, 2020

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