Officer Rogelio Santander, Jr.

 

Officer Rogelio Santander, Jr.

Dallas Police Department, Texas

  • Age: 27
  • Tour: 3 years
  • End of Watch: April 24, 2018
  • Chair Delivery: July 5, 2019

Officer Santander succumbed to a gunshot wound he sustained the previous day at a shoplifting call.  He and another officer attempted to take the shoplifter, who also had a felony warrant, into custody at which time the man pulled a gun from his pocket and shot Officer Santander, another officer, and the loss prevention officer.