Police Officer Ramon Irizarry, Jr.

Police Officer Ramon Irizarry, Jr.

Oakland Police Department, California

End of Watch Tuesday, January 18, 1983

Ramon Irizarry, Jr.

Officer Ramon Irizarry succumbed to gunshot wounds received one week earlier.

Officer Irizarry was shot in the head at close range as he, and several other officers, served a search warrant on the occupants of a house in West Oakland suspected of being the center of drug trafficking and fencing of stolen goods.

The suspect was wounded in the face when three officers fired at him as he fled from the shooting scene. He was apprehended and charged with murder with special circumstances and was sentenced to life.

Officer Irizarry had been with the agency for two years.

Bio

  • Age Not available
  • Tour 2 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Incident Date Tuesday, January 11, 1983
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Sentenced to life

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Dad, I miss you.....im good, im successful... but you are really missed...watch over D.I., he made it to all my graduations growing up and made a way for me to be respected by the disrespectful... but he need for you tp watch over him...I love you pops...tell Grandma, Aunties and cousins I said hello. Tell Uncle Clarence I said keep a game of bones open for me!!!

Michael J. Irizarry
Son

September 7, 2018

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