Policeman Jose Cabrera-Santiago

Policeman Jose Cabrera-Santiago

Puerto Rico Police Department, Puerto Rico

End of Watch Wednesday, September 3, 1980

Add to My Heroes

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

Most Recent Reflection

View all 5 Reflections

Rest in peace always knowing that your service and sacrifice will never, ever be forgotten by your law enforcement brethren.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

September 3, 2020

Want even more control of your Reflection? Create a free ODMP account now for these benefits:

  • Quick access to your heroes
  • Reflections published quicker
  • Save a Reflection signature
  • View, edit or delete any Reflection you've left in the past

Create an account for more options, or use this form to leave a Reflection now.