Detective Joe Carrillo

Detective Joe Carrillo

Seguin Police Department, Texas

End of Watch Sunday, July 20, 1975

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Joe Carrillo

Detective Carrillo succumbed to a gunshot wound sustained 10 years earlier while making a traffic stop on Court Street. As he was writing the driver a warning the driver shot the officer with a 9 mm handgun. Although wounded, Detective Carrillo followed the suspect and advised dispatch of his situation. While following the suspect Detective Carrillo returned fire just outside of the city limits and fatally struck the suspect.

Detective Carrillo was survived by his wife and two children.


  • Age 32
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Incident Date Saturday, September 25, 1965
  • Weapon Handgun; 9 mm
  • Offender Shot and killed

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Thank you for your service and please know that your sacrifice is one that will never, ever be forgotten. Rest in peace always.

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

July 20, 2020

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