David Ruiz

Fallen Hero’s Hometown and State: Dallas, TX

Branch of Service: Reserve Dallas Police Officer and United States Navy Veteran

Rank: Police Officer

Reserve Police Officer David Ruiz was a United States Navy Veteran. He served with the Dallas Police Department for 32 years and then patrolled as a reserve officer for four years. During his time as a full-time officer, Ruiz was honored with the Medal of Valor. Ruiz died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 in the line of duty.

David was known for his smile and his willingness to help others.

He was survived by his wife, three children, and three stepchildren.

Age: 65

Date of Death: August 22, 2021

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