Sergeant Eduardo Hernandez-Marin

Sergeant Eduardo Hernandez-Marin

Puerto Rico Police Department, Puerto Rico

End of Watch Thursday, August 19, 1993

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Eduardo Hernandez-Marin

Sergeant Eduardo Hernandez-Marin was shot and killed while off duty inside of a corner store during a robbery attempt in Juncos, Puerto Rico.

He was already inside the store when several subjects entered and announced a robbery. As Sergeant Hernandez-Marin lay on the ground one of the man saw his service weapon on his hip. The man shot him when one of the other offenders ordered him to.

All three subjects, one adult and two juveniles, were arrested and convicted of Sergeant Hernandez-Marin's murder.

Sergeant Hernandez-Marin had served with the Puerto Rico Police Department for eight years. He is survived by his wife and one child.


  • Age 29
  • Tour 8 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Not available

off duty, robbery

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Sgt. Hernandez-Marin,
On today, the 30th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Puerto-Rico. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

August 19, 2023

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