Officer Julio Herrera

Officer Julio Herrera

Lubbock Police Department, Texas

End of Watch Saturday, July 19, 1947

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Julio Herrera

Officer Herrera was shot and killed while talking with a subject he had arrested earlier in that night.

During their discussion, a second subject snuck up behind him and grabbed his service weapon and used it to shoot him four times. The shooter then stabbed him three times, once through the heart. Officer Herrera was transported to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.

The suspect was apprehended and charged with Officer Herrera's murder. He was convicted and sentenced to life in prison. The incident occurred in front of Officer Herrera's home.

Officer Herrera had been a Special Officer with his agency for five years and served as a translator.


  • Age 57
  • Tour 5 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Officer's handgun
  • Offender Apprehended

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Special Officer Julio Herrera will NEVER EVER be FORGOTTEN. May his soul forever rest peacefully in Heaven.

First Sergeant Thomas Webb, Retired, NYSP

January 13, 2020

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