Lieutenant Hector M. Nozario-Torres

Lieutenant Hector M. Nozario-Torres

Puerto Rico Police Department, Puerto Rico

End of Watch Sunday, November 5, 1995

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Hector M. Nozario-Torres

Lieutenant Hector Nozario-Torres and Agent William Perez-Madera were killed in an accident while in pursuit of a murder suspect. Agent Perez-Madera lost control of the patrol vehicle, striking a light post, killing Agent Perez-Madera upon impact. Lieutenant Nozario-Torres succumbed to his injuries hours later after being transported a local hospital.

The suspect was apprehended minutes after the crash and was sentenced to 50 years in prison.

Lieutenant Nozario-Torres had served with the agency for 22 and is survived by his wife and three daughters.


  • Age 41
  • Tour 22 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicle pursuit
  • Weapon Not available
  • Offender Not available

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Imposible olvidar que un dia como hoy saliste a trabajar y no regresaste a casa.. Tu recuerdo siempre me acompaña aunque pasen los años.. Que Dios te bendiga siempre!

Te amaré eternamente y nunca dejare de extrañarte..

Tu hija


Liz Nazario

November 5, 2015

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