Recently Fallen Hero

Corporal Jose Espericueta

Mission (TX) Police Department
End of Watch: June 20, 2019

Corporal Jose Espericueta was shot and killed as he and other officers attempted to apprehend a suspect who shot at a family member’s car. The suspect fled from police and began firing upon the officers striking Corporal Espericueta. Corporal Espericueta is the 25th law enforcement officer to be shot and killed this year and the sixth officer fatality from the state of Texas in 2019.


Chief Robert Dominguez
Mission Police Department
1200 E. 8th St.
Mission, TX 78572

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8 Replies to “Recently Fallen Hero

  1. Prayers being offered for Corporal Jose Espericueta, his family, and the members of the Mission Police Department. May St. Michael escort you to Heaven, Corporal Espericueta.

  2. very sorry for Corporal JOSE ESPERICUETAs death so tragic. Peace of JESUS be upon hisfamily and co officers.

  3. My heartfelt condolences go out to the family members,and fellow officers of officer espericueta may St Michael guide his soul before God Almighty that he may enter into the kingdom of heaven , thanks to his family for allowing him to serve and protect his community may his soul RIP .

  4. With Heartfelt Sympathy to the Family, and Brothers and Sisters in Blue, of Corporal Espericueta. His Dedication and Devotion to protecting others will always be remembered, and appreciated.
    Rest in God’s arms now, Corporal. Peace to You.

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