Officer Richard Rogiers

Officer Richard Rogiers

Balcones Heights Police Department

  • Age: 29
  • Tour: 5 years
  • End of Watch: March 12, 1989
  • Chair Delivery: March 12, 2017
Patrolman Richard Rogiers was shot and killed during a traffic stop.  The driver had an outstanding warrant in San Antonio.  A struggle occurred as he was attempting to place the suspect into custody.  The suspect produced a handgun from his coat pocket and shot Officer Rogiers.  Officer Rogiers fell to the ground and was able to put out a distress call before being shot again.
He was transported to a local hospital where succumbed to his wounds the following day.