Police Officer Carmelo Colon-Medina

Police Officer Carmelo Colon-Medina

Puerto Rico Police Department, Puerto Rico

End of Watch Wednesday, January 23, 1991

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Carmelo Colon-Medina

Police Officer Carmelo Colon-Medina was shot and killed after stopping a traffic violator. It was later learned that the vehicle had been stolen and the driver was fleeing from an earlier robbery.

Officer Colon-Medina had served with the agency for four years. He is survived by his wife and three children.


  • Age 38
  • Tour 4 years
  • Badge 14532

Incident Details

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

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Officer Colon-Medina,
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.


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January 23, 2021

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