Mission Police Department, Texas
Line of Duty Death: June 20, 2019

Mission Police Cpl. Jose Espericueta was shot and killed in the line of duty on June 20, 2019, while trying to stop an armed suspect.

Cpl. Espericueta was a 13-year veteran of the Mission Police Department.

He was honored for his dedication and selflessness with a Meritorious Service Award after he ran into a burning building to save an elderly man who was trapped inside.

He leaves behind his wife, Bobbie, and two children.

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