Policeman Jose Cabrera-Santiago

Policeman Jose Cabrera-Santiago

Puerto Rico Police Department, Puerto Rico

End of Watch Wednesday, September 3, 1980

Jose Cabrera-Santiago

Policeman Jose Cabrera-Santiago was shot and killed while responding to a robbery call at a Pizza Hut restaurant in the Urb Fagot neighborhood of Ponce, Puerto Rico, at approximately 2:00 am.

As he arrived on the scene two subjects opened fire on him, fatally wounding him.

Policeman Cabrera-Santiago had served with the Puerto Rico Police Department for eight years. He was survived by his wife and three children.


  • Age 29
  • Tour 8 years
  • Badge 1655

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Not available

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Many years have passed since you left us. I will never forget you. You gave me a hand when I needed one back in that year 1980. May you rest easy and may your family find comfort that you are with the angels above.

Police Officer Raul Vidro

September 3, 2018

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