Policeman Jose T. Donate-Camacho

Policeman Jose T. Donate-Camacho

Puerto Rico Police Department, Puerto Rico

End of Watch Thursday, October 10, 1935

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Jose T. Donate-Camacho

Policeman Donate-Camacho succumbed to wounds sustained three days earlier while attempting to break up a brawl between two dissenting political parties.

One of the people in the brawl suddenly shot Policeman Donate-Camacho in the head and then ran him over several times. He was taken to Pila Hospital of Ponce, where he succumbed to his wounds.

Policeman Donate-Camacho had served with the Puerto Rico Police Department for three years. He was survived by his wife and five children.


  • Age 32
  • Tour 3 years
  • Badge 179

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Incident Date Monday, October 7, 1935
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Not available

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Thanks so much. We had all the details but not his badge number. Once again, thanks.

Rev. Carlos A. Donate

January 5, 2022

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