Sergeant Ricardo Perez-Ortiz
Puerto Rico (PR) Police Department
End of Watch: August 24, 2020
Sergeant Ricardo Perez-Ortiz succumbed to gunshot wounds he sustained on April 30, 2020 by a motorcycle gang while en route to the department. Sergeant Perez-Ortiz was transported to a medical center where he remained until his death. Sergeant Perez-Ortiz is the 34th law enforcement officer to be shot and killed this year and the first officer fatality from a U.S. Territory in 2020.
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