Police Officer Rogerio Rene Morales

Police Officer Rogerio Rene Morales

Davie Police Department, Florida

End of Watch Thursday, January 13, 2011

Rogerio Rene Morales

Police Officer Rogerio Morales died after suffering heat stroke while participating in tryouts for his agency's SWAT team at Markham Park on a 77-degree day.

He was participating in the tryouts when he suddenly collapsed. Rescue personnel arrived approximately 10 minutes later and found Officer Morales in cardiac arrest. He was transported to a local hospital where he remained in a coma until passing away three days later.

Officer Morales had served with the Davie Police Department for two years. He is survived by his wife.


  • Age 27
  • Tour 2 years
  • Badge 887

Incident Details

  • Cause Heat exhaustion
  • Incident Date Monday, January 10, 2011

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John 5:28, 29 - "Do not be amazed at this, for the hour is coming in which all those in the memorial tombs will hear his voice and come out". I pray that everyone can find peace in knowing that we will see this officer as well as many others again in Paradise soon. Until then, please accept my condolences.

A.W. Montgomery
Concerned Citizen

September 21, 2018

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