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Tampa Officers Killed: Master Police Officer Lois Marrero

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Master Police Officer Lois Marrero was killed July 6, 2001
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Tampa Police - July 6, 2001 Master Police Officer Lois Marrerro, 40 years old and a 19 year veteran of the department, was gunned down by a fleeing bank robbery suspect. Officer Marrero was on foot checking an apartment complex for the suspect when he opened fire.

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Three bullets struck Officer Marrero, mortally wounding her. Other officers arrived moments later and the suspect barricaded himself inside an apartment. Subsequently, the suspect took his own life rather than face justice.

Officer Marrero became the department's first female Police Officer killed in the line of duty.

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