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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Thank you for your service and sacrifice. Rest In Peace Officer Flores. Our deepest heartfelt condolences to all of your family, friends, and brothers and sisters at DeKalb County Police Department.

U.S. Postal Inspector Scott Horne
U.S. Postal Inspection Service

January 8, 2019

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