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Henry Acuna
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Birth: Feb. 10, 1940
California, USA
Death: Oct. 6, 1971
Montebello
Los Angeles County
California, USA

Acuna, a police officer with the Montebello Police Department, was on duty when he responded to a call of an armed robbery in progress at 2321 W. Beverly Blvd.The suspect exited, using an elderly woman as a shield. Acuna withheld firing, at which time the suspect shot and killed him. Earlier in the evening, Acuna told his friend, Officer Jaime Carranza, "Why does anyone become a cop? That's the way people are. It takes a certain breed. I'll always be a cop."
Acuna left a wife and three children. 
 
Burial:
Resurrection Cemetery
Montebello
Los Angeles County
California, USA
 
Created by: Joe Walker
Record added: Jul 19, 2010
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Henry Acuna
Added by: Joe Walker
 
Henry Acuna
Added by: Joe Walker
 
Henry Acuna
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Added by: Lawrence Luna
 
 
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- Lance
 Added: Nov. 11, 2012
The world is better because of you, but diminished by your loss.
- Bernard Johnson
 Added: Jul. 9, 2012
Officer Acuna - Thank you for your service to Montebello and law enforcement at large. You gave the ultimate sacrifice. May God bless and keep you eternally safe in His loving arms until you and your loved ones are gloriously reunited in Heaven. Rest in p...(Read more)
- Laura Virgil
 Added: May. 19, 2011
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