Agent Efrain Hernandez de Leon

Agent Efrain Hernandez de Leon

Puerto Rico Police Department, Puerto Rico

End of Watch Wednesday, February 20, 1991

Add to My Heroes

Efrain Hernandez de Leon

Agent Efrain Hernandez de Leon was shot and killed as he and a female confidential informant were discussing a case involving firearms and narcotics.

They were sitting in a vehicle in the Israel Neighborhood in East Hato Rey when five subjects approached and opened fire with rifles, wounding Agent Hernandez de Leon. The subjects then pulled Agent Hernandez de Leon on Calle Belmonte and fatally shot him.

All five men where apprehended and convicted of his murder.

Agent Hernandez de Leon had served with the Puerto Rico Police Department for three years. He was survived by his wife and two children.


  • Age 38
  • Tour 3 years
  • Badge 15355

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Rifle
  • Offender Apprehended


Most Recent Reflection

View all 9 Reflections

Agent Hernandez de Leon,
On today, the 28th 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

February 20, 2019

Want even more control of your Reflection? Create a free ODMP account now for these benefits:

  • Quick access to your heroes
  • Reflections published quicker
  • Save a Reflection signature
  • View, edit or delete any Reflection you've left in the past

Create an account for more options, or use this form to leave a Reflection now.