Agent Luis E. Gomez-Crespo

Agent Luis E. Gomez-Crespo

Puerto Rico Police Department, Puerto Rico

End of Watch Friday, July 15, 2011

Luis E. Gomez-Crespo

Agent Luis Gomez-Crespo was shot and killed when he attempted to take action during a robbery while off duty.

Agent Gomez-Crespo, his father, and another officer were in a restaurant while off duty when a man entered and announced a robbery. When the three identified themselves as officers the man opened fire, striking Agent Gomez-Crespo five times. His father, who also serves with the Puerto Rico Police Department, and the other off duty officer were also shot and wounded.

The suspect turned himself in at a local police station and was charged with one count of murder of a law enforcement officer and two counts of attempted murder.

Agent Luis Gomez-Crespo had served with the Puerto Rico Police Department for four years and was assigned to the South Trujillo Alto Precinct. He is survived by his wife, daughter, and parents.


  • Age 24
  • Tour 4 years
  • Badge 28636

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Charged with murder

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Rest in peace warrior. I was honored to place a flower in the wreath and represent your family at the 2012 National Police Week Memorial Service in Washington D.C.

Patrolman Jerry Piland
Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Dept.

May 17, 2012

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