Sergeant Salvador G. Mosqueda

Sergeant Salvador G. Mosqueda

Fresno Police Department, California

End of Watch Monday, August 20, 1973

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Salvador G. Mosqueda

Sergeant Mosqueda was shot and killed while responding to the home of a robbery suspect. The man had robbed a grocery store and tracked back to his residence. As Sergeant Mosqueda drove into the area the suspect opened fire, fatally wounding him. The man then held other officers at bay and was killed in a fire which resulted after tear gas canisters were shot into the home.

Sergeant Mosqueda was survived by his wife and children.

Bio

  • Age 52
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Killed during standoff

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Thank you for your service Sergeant Mosqueda. You will never ever be forgotten. RIP.

First Sergeant Thomas Webb, Retired, NYSP

January 26, 2020

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