Police Officer Daniel Francisco Vasquez

Police Officer Daniel Francisco Vasquez

North Kansas City Police Department, Missouri

End of Watch Tuesday, July 19, 2022

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Daniel Francisco Vasquez

Police Officer Daniel Vasquez was shot and killed while making a traffic stop near the intersection of 21st Street and Clay Street at about 10:40 am.

The driver of the vehicle shot Officer Vasquez before fleeing. A backup officer who arrived at the scene began CPR before Officer Vasquez was transported to a nearby hospital. He succumbed to his wounds a short time later.

The subject who shot him turned himself in at the Kansas City Police Department approximately three hours later.

Officer Vasquez had served with the North Kansas City Police Department for two years. He is survived by his mother, father, two sisters, niece, nephew, and fiancee.


  • Age 32
  • Tour 2 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender In custody

traffic stop

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Officer Vasquez was a beautiful and happy soul. A loyal friend. A genuine and passionate man. He will be missed forever. We love you Danny.

Police Officer Kathryn Manz
Overland Park Police Department, KS

October 15, 2022

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