Policeman Douglas Ortiz-Jusino

Policeman Douglas Ortiz-Jusino

Puerto Rico Police Department, Puerto Rico

End of Watch Monday, June 19, 1989

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Douglas Ortiz-Jusino

Officer Douglas Ortiz-Jusino died while attempting to arrest a gunman on the Cupey Neighborhood in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

The officer, who was off-duty, was working in a Chinese restaurant as a security guard at the intersection of PR-8838 and Ana G. Mendez Avenue (PR-176) in Cupey when he was notified by one of the employees of a person carrying a firearm. Officer Ortiz-Jusino, with another officer who was on duty, told the suspect to stop, but he fled the scene. After a brief foot chase the man shot Officer Ortiz-Jusino, fatally wounding him.

Officer Douglas Ortiz-Jusino served with the Puerto Rico Police Department, and was assigned to Precinct 182 East Hato Rey.


  • Age 26
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

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

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Officer Ortiz-Jusino,
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.

BPA Mike Casey
United States Border Patrol
El Paso Station

June 19, 2019

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