Officer John “Rocky” Riojas
San Antonio Police Department, Texas
- Age: 37
- Tour: 11 years
- End of Watch: February 3, 2001
- Chair Delivery: December 15, 2016
Patrolman Rocky Riojas died shortly after being shot during a foot chase in a troubled apartment complex. A struggle ensued after he caught the subject. The man was able to gain control of Officer Riojas’ weapon and shot him once.
Patrolman Riojas was transported to a local hospital where he succumbed to his wounds approximately two hours later.