Major Jorge Sanchez

Major Jorge Sanchez

Miami Police Department, Florida

End of Watch Tuesday, November 1, 2016

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Jorge Sanchez

Major Jorge Sanchez was killed when his police motorcycle was struck by another vehicle at the intersection of Southwest 8th Street and 137th Avenue.

He was en route to the Miami Police Department headquarters when his motorcycle was struck from behind as he was stopped at the light at the intersection. The vehicle that struck him then collided with four other vehicles.

Major Sanchez was transported to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.

Major Sanchez served with the Miami Police Department for 21 years. He is survived by his three children, mother, and fiancee. His son is also a Miami police officer.

Bio

  • Age 53
  • Tour 21 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash

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Maj. Sanchez,
On today, the 50th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Miami. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

R.I.P.
USBP

Anonymous
United States Border Patrol

November 1, 2021

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