Highway Patrol Trooper Moises Sanchez
December 18, 2015 - August 24, 2019
On August 24, 2019, Trooper Moises Sanchez succumbed to his injuries from two gunshot wounds suffered on April 6, 2019. Trooper Sanchez was attempting to apprehend a suspect who had fled from a three vehicle crash scene. Trooper Sanchez was commissioned as a Trooper on December 18, 2015 and was stationed in Palmview, Texas.
He is survived by his wife, two sons and daughter. He is the 222nd DPS officer to die in the line of duty since 1823.