Police Officer Robert Buitrago
Tour of Duty: 6 months
Cause of Death: Gunfire
Date of Incident: Saturday, January 15, 1994
Weapon Used: Handgun
Suspect Info: Sentenced to life
Officer Buitrago was shot and killed while attempting to stop a robbery at a grocery store where he was shopping, despite being unarmed.
The suspect was apprehended and sentenced to life in prison.
Officer Buitrago had served with the agency for only 6 months.
Newspaper articles [pdf/1.52mb/3p]
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