Police Officer Glanville Christopher-Figueroa

Police Officer Glanville Christopher-Figueroa

Puerto Rico Police Department, Puerto Rico

End of Watch Sunday, January 9, 1994

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Glanville Christopher-Figueroa

Officer Christopher-Figueroa was shot and killed while trying to stop an armed robbery at a liquor store.

At approximately 11:30pm, off-duty Officer Christopher-Figueroa was in a convenience store near the Punta Las Marias neighborhood when two individuals, one armed, announced a robbery. When Officer Christopher-Figueroa identified himself as a police officer and tried to calm the situation the armed men shot him and fled the scene. The officer died in the Rio Piedras Medical Center while in surgery.

Officer Christopher-Figueroa had served with the agency for three years and was assigned to the Juvenile Crimes Unit. He was survived by his mother and father, a US Virgin Islands Police Officer, and his brother.


  • Age 25
  • Tour 3 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

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

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Officer Christopher-Figueroa,
On today, the 25th 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

January 9, 2019

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