Police Officer William Burgos-Colon

Police Officer William Burgos-Colon

Puerto Rico Police Department, Puerto Rico

End of Watch Monday, July 26, 1993

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William Burgos-Colon

Officer William Burgos-Colon, Officer Gonzalez-Bonilla, and Officer Gutierrez-Bonilla were killed in a helicopter accident while attempting to clear an area downstream of the Carraizo Dam prior to the flood gates being opened. The helicopter struck a set of power lines above the dam, causing it to crash. All three officers were killed.

Officer Colon-Burgos was assigned to FURA's Air Unit as a co-pilot and was survived by his wife and daughter.


  • Age 30
  • Tour 6 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Aircraft accident

helicopter crash

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I wish I would've gotten a chance to meet you. How I wish things were different. Rest in peace

Tiwa Schultz

November 28, 2021

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