Officer Eladio Rivera-Osorio

Officer Eladio Rivera-Osorio

Puerto Rico Police Department, Puerto Rico

End of Watch Saturday, June 30, 1990

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Eladio Rivera-Osorio

Officer Eladio Rivera-Osorio died when he was hit by a car in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

The officer and his partner returned to their station on their motorcycles when they both noticed a vehicle stopped in the emergency lane on the De Diego Expressway. They discovered a person was sleeping inside and, while assisting, a drunk driver hit Officer Rivera-Osorio, throwing him several feet away. The officer died at the scene.

Officer Eladio Rivera-Osorio served with the Puerto Rico Police Department, and was assigned to the San Juan Tourist Zone.


  • Age 28
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicular assault
  • Weapon Automobile; Alcohol involved
  • Offender Not available

alcohol violation, automobile accident, DUI

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Officer Rivera-Osorio,
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

June 30, 2020

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