Deputy City Marshal Jose T. Garza, Sr.

Deputy City Marshal Jose T. Garza, Sr.

San Juan Police Department, Texas

End of Watch Sunday, March 2, 1930

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Jose T. Garza, Sr.

Deputy City Marshal Jose Garza was shot and killed from ambush while walking in San Juan at approximately 11:00 pm.

After being shot he stumbled into a barbershop and collapsed. It is believed he was ambushed by bootleggers whom he had investigating.


  • Age 43
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun; .45 caliber
  • Offender Not available


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Deputy City Marshal Garza,
On today, the 90th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of San Juan.


United States Border Patrol

March 2, 2020

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