Agent Ángel Luis Lorenzo-González

Agent Ángel Luis Lorenzo-González

Puerto Rico Police Department, Puerto Rico

End of Watch Thursday, September 21, 2017

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Ángel Luis Lorenzo-González

Agent Ángel Lorenzo-González and Agent Héctor Matías-Torres drowned when their vehicles were caught in floodwaters during Hurricane Maria.

Both officers were completing a 24-hour shift, at approximately 6:00 am, as part of the hurricane response and rescue efforts. They were attempting to get back to the police station when their vehicles were caught in high water and washed into the Culebrinas River, in Aguada, as they drove along PR-2. Their bodies were recovered the following day.

Agent Lorenzo had served with the Puerto Rico Police Department for 21 years and was assigned to the Highway Patrol Bureau.


  • Age 47
  • Tour 21 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Drowned

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Tuve el privilegio de trabajar con el desde cadete hasta que nos graduamos en la academia. Excelente ser humano y agente. Descansa en paz hermano y gracias por tu servicio y por darme la oportunidad de ser tu amigo.

Sargento Rafael Mendez
Policía de Puerto Rico

September 25, 2018

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