Captain James Rodriguez

Captain James Rodriguez

New York City Health and Hospitals Police Department, New York

End of Watch Thursday, March 26, 1992

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James Rodriguez

Captain James Rodriguez was shot twice and killed during a robbery attempt as he entered the lobby of his residential building returning from work. He was off duty when the robbery occurred and identified himself as an officer before being shot.

The suspect was never identified.

Captain Rodriguez had served with the New York City Health and Hospital Police Department for eight years. He is survived by his two daughters, Jessica and Jasmine.


  • Age 32
  • Tour 8 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender At large

robbery attempt

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You were my training Officer when I first came on the job. From the day we met until today you are my brother and my friend. Love you and miss you very much. You are always in my thoughts and in my heart .

P.O. Ronald Ramos
New York City Health & Hospital Police Dept.- NYCHPD

March 18, 2024

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