Police Officer Jose Humberto Meza

Police Officer Jose Humberto Meza

Burnet Police Department, Texas

End of Watch Friday, December 20, 2019

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Jose Humberto Meza

Police Officer Jose Meza suffered a fatal heart attack following extensive training with his canine partner, Kuso.

He and Kuso had conducted canine tracking training for several hours with other canine units. At the end of the training Officer Meza told other officers he was not feeling well and returned home. The following morning his wife called 911 and reported a medical emergency. Officer Meza was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Officer Meza had served with the Burnet Police Department for one year and had previously served with the Llano County Sheriff's Office for 2-1/2years. He is survived by his wife, 2-year-old daughter, parents, and sister.

Bio

  • Age 30
  • Tour 3 years, 6 months
  • Badge 316

Incident Details

  • Cause Heart attack

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Our thoughts and prayers are with your family, friends and co-workers during this difficult time. Your service and ultimate sacrifice will never be forgotten.

Thomas H. Kelly Jr., ASAC
Federal Air Marshal Service

February 6, 2020

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