Officer Rank: Police Officer
Memorial Panel: 5-E: 25
Department: San Francisco, California, P.D.
End of Watch: 12/23/2006
Length of Service: 5
Officer Tuvera was shot and killed while in pursuit of an escaped convict. The armed suspect fled on foot when he saw Officer Tuvera and his partner. The officers followed the suspect into the garage of a two-story home. Officer Tuvera was shot in the head as he entered the garage. His partner shot and killed the suspect.