Police Officer Jesus Marrero-Martinez
Manatí (PR) Municipal Police Department
End of Watch: May 25, 2019
Police Officer Jesus Marrero-Martinez was shot and killed while intervening in a carjacking attempt while off duty. Officer Marrero-Martinez was with a friend and they arrived at a local establishment to discover it was closed. They were confronted by several men who demanded their car keys. Officer Marrero-Martinez shot and killed one of the suspects while another suspect shot and fatally wounded Officer Marrero-Martinez. Officer Marrero-Martinez is the 22nd law enforcement officer to be shot and killed this year and the second officer fatality from a U.S. Territory in 2019.
Manati Municipal Police Department
Carr. 2 Km 48.1 Barrio Coto Norte
Manati, PR 00674
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