Detective Joe Carrillo

Detective Joe Carrillo

Seguin Police Department, Texas

End of Watch Sunday, July 20, 1975

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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Rest in Peace Detective Joe Carrillo. Thank You for your Service and Sacrifice.

I Pray for Peace for your Family. Friends and Co-Workers. I also Pray that the hounds of hell forever gnaw on your murderer. May he burn forever in the lake of fire.


Senior Special Agent B.L. Sherwood (Ret)
Port Terminal Railroad Police Houston, TX

July 20, 2016

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