Policeman Hipolito Cardona

Policeman Hipolito Cardona

Puerto Rico Police Department, Puerto Rico

End of Watch Thursday, November 12, 1925

Hipolito Cardona

Policeman Hipolito Cardona was shot and killed while conducting a gambling raid.

He was survived by his expectant wife and two children.


  • Age 25
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge 170

Incident Details

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

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I am Hipolito's Grandaughter, Lillian Cardona Eagan Leary. My Mother , Luz Aida Cardona was his oldest child from his marriage to Margarita Dosal He is still remembered by us all. Today my, cousin Linda, daughter of Lillian Cardona, Found a plaque with the following information. Hipolito police identification # 170 was assassinated by Serafina and Domingo Garcia during a gambling raid on November 12, 1925. He was buried at St. Thomas in Cayey Puerto Rico. If anyone reads this please update his info. With love and gratitude for your sacrifice...you and Mita are forever in our hearts . te amo

Lillian Leary

August 19, 2013

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