As you remember these fallen officers, take comfort in recalling that they dedicated their lives to the same principles of honor, duty and courage that brought you to the badge. Such a life is truly rich. Take strength in knowing that when an officer falls, our resolve to serve those in need is not diminished. Our dedication to protecting those in danger is not weakened. Our commitment to remembering those with whom we shared the badge does not fade.
Godspeed, brothers and sisters. You fought the good fight. Now rest in peace…
April 11, 2014
Puerto Rico officer involved in crash dies
Officer Down: Marielis Morales-Santiago - [, Puerto Rico]
End of Service: 04/10/2014
By PoliceOne Staff
PUERTO RICO — An officer in Puerto Rico died Thursday, six days after she was involved in a car crash, from the injuries she sustained.
According to ODMP, Agent Marielis Morales-Santiago and another officer were driving a department vehicle when another car struck them. Both officers suffered serious injuries from the accident.
Morales-Santiago served with the Puerto Rico Police Department for 14 years. She is survived by her three children and husband, according to the report.
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