Constable 1st Class

Juan Carlos HERNANDEZ

YEAR OF DEATH

1992

JURISDICTION

New South Wales

DETAILS OF DEATH

In 1992 Constable Hernandez was a member of the State Protection Group and a qualified firearms instructor. He was accidentally shot in the chest whilst testing Police in their annual firearms proficiency tests at the Redfern Police Complex. Following emergency surgery Constable Hernandez died at St Vincents Hospital Darlinghurst the same day of the accident. The Constable was born in 1959 and joined the New South Wales Police Service on 18 February 1987. At the time of his death he was attached to the State Protection Group.

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