Carlos Ledesma

  • Detective
  • Badge Number: 600
  • End of Watch: July 28, 2010

Detective Ledesma was killed in the line of duty during an undercover narcotics operation. Detective Ledesma and two other Chandler Detectives were ambushed while attempting to complete a drug transaction. Upon entering the home where the transaction was to take place, the suspects immediately began firing, killing Detective Ledesma, and seriously wounding the two undercover detectives accompanying him. The undercover detectives returned fire killing two of the suspects. An additional seven suspects were later arrested. Detective Ledesma is survived by his wife and two sons.