Police Officer Edgar Isidro Flores

Police Officer Edgar Isidro Flores

DeKalb County Police Department, Georgia

End of Watch Thursday, December 13, 2018

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Edgar Isidro Flores

Police Officer Edgar Flores was shot and killed during a traffic stop on Candler Road, near I-20, at approximately 5:00 pm.

During the course of the traffic stop, the suspect fled on foot with Officer Flores in pursuit. The man opened fire on Officer Flores, fatally wounding him, as he continued to flee.

The man was later shot and killed after he shot a police canine that located him hiding behind a nearby business. The canine was critically wounded.

Officer Edgar had served with the DeKalb County Police Department for 18 months.

Bio

  • Age 24
  • Tour 1 year, 6 months
  • Badge 3423

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Shot and killed

foot pursuit, traffic stop

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Hermano to have worked besides you was truly an honor. I’ll never forget the funny conversations about our calls at work and who can forget about that smile. Honestly I will never understand why you were taking from us, pero solo dios sabe. The day I got the call from Gutierrez about what happened to you. I was in disbelief, I was angry as to why this happened especially to someone as great as you. I’ve been with your family ever since that day, and I promise to always be there for them as long as I can. We will never forget you and we’ll continue to honor your legacy. All your brothers and sisters from South Precinct miss you dearly. Forever in our hearts #3423 Officer Edgar I.Flores

Alejandro Manjarrez JR

September 30, 2019

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