McAllen, Texas Police Department
Line of Duty Death: July 11, 2020

McAllen Police Officer Edelmiro Garza lost his life in the line of duty while responding to a domestic disturbance call. 

When he and fellow McAllen Police Officer Ismael Chavez arrived at the residence and approached the front door, they were immediately shot and killed.

Officer Garza, 45, was a 9-year veteran of the McAllen Police Department. 

He leaves behind his wife, Brenda, and their four children.

The Tunnel to Towers Foundation is committed to paying off the mortgage on the Garza’s family home.