Recently Fallen Hero

Deputy Sheriff Peter Herrera

El Paso County (TX) Sheriff’s Office
End of Watch: March 24, 2019

Deputy Sheriff Peter Herrera was shot multiple times on March 22, 2019 during a traffic stop. Deputy Herrera was shot as he approached the car and asked the driver to step out the vehicle. Deputy Herrera was transported to the hospital and succumbed to his gunshot wounds on March 24, 2019. Deputy Herrera is the 15th law enforcement officer to be shot and killed this year and the third officer fatality from the state of Texas in 2019.


Sheriff Richard Wiles
3850 Justice
El Paso, TX 79938

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7 Replies to “Recently Fallen Hero

  1. Prayers being offered for Deputy Sheriff Peter Herrera, his family, and the members of the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office. May St. Michael escort you to Heaven, Deputy Herrera.

  2. End of watch doesn’t signal our end of memory. With the NLEOM in D.C. & memorial events countrywide, our peeps are cherished onward. With solidarity & condolence, we remember Deputy Sheriff Herrera & embrace his Texas posse & family. MRPD Faith Community, Richmond, VA.

  3. Sincere condolences to Deputy Hererra’s family, both blood and Blue. May your memories of this beautiful man help console you during this difficult time.

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