Police Officer Osvaldo Juan Canalejo, Jr.

Police Officer Osvaldo Juan Canalejo, Jr.

Miami Police Department, Florida

End of Watch Tuesday, October 13, 1992

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Osvaldo Juan Canalejo, Jr.

Officer Osvaldo Canalejo was killed after his cruiser was broadsided while he was responding to an assistance call.

The driver of the car that hit Officer Canalejo was was charged with running a red light and reckless driving. He plead guilty and was fined him $575, had his license revoked for 1 year, and was sentenced to traffic school. It was determined that he was not intoxicated and speed was not a factor.

Officer Canalejo had served with the agency for five years and was survived by his parents.


  • Age 28
  • Tour 5 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

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May Osvaldo‘s memory always be a blessing to all who knew him.

David Saul Acosta
Citizen of Miami-Dade County

October 13, 2020

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