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It is with tremendous sorrow that we inform the community of the passing of Senior Officer Vicente Ortiz. On May 21,...

A GoFundMe has been set up that benefits Ortiz's family.

It was launched on May 26. As of 8:30 a.m. Saturday, there have been 124 donations, raising $12,000 of its $60,000 goal.

In 2016, the Corpus Christi Police Department gave Ortiz a Lifesaving Award. They said Ortiz found a man who had hung himself by the neck from a tree. Ortiz cut the man down and saved his life.

This morning at the staff meeting, Chief Markle awarded two Officers with life saving awards for their actions on...

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