LAPD officer dies following surgery related to 2015 on-duty crash

The LEO died over the weekend following the surgery

Duty Death: Officer Esmeralda Ramirez - [Los Angeles, California]

End of Service: 06/09/2019

By PoliceOne Staff

LOS ANGELES  — An officer has died following a surgery related to an on-duty traffic collision that happened in 2015.

According to, Officer Esmeralda Ramirez had surgery on Sunday and succumbed to complications fro the procedure over the weekend.

Officer Esmeralda Ramirez (Photo/ LAPD)
Officer Esmeralda Ramirez (Photo/ LAPD)

The 49-year-old officer joined the LAPD in 2008 and “was a valued member of the Pacific Division.”

Ramirez is survived by her three children.

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