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News Release

Tuesday, June 11, 2019

Media Relations

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The Los Angeles Police Department is mourning the duty-related death of Police Officer II Esmeralda Ramirez. She passed away over the weekend after a surgery related to an on-duty traffic collision that occurred in 2015. She joined the Department in 2008 and was a valued member of Pacific Divsion where she worked in a variety of assignments. Her commitment to her follow officers and this Department is only eclipsed by the love she had for her family. She is survived by her three adult children.

Officer Esmeralda Ramirez becomes the 210th LAPD officer to die in the line of duty, and her death is a reminder of the potentially life altering and tragic events that an officer faces every day they come to work.

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