Alex Yanez

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Service Record

Fontana California Police Department

Rank Officer
Dates of Service Hired in 2020.[1]
Salary $207,308 (2022)[2]
Last Known Status Active


2022 Employee of the Year

In March 2023, Yanez and other members of the Rapid Response Team were named the Fontana Police Department's 2022 Employees of the Year.[3][4]

Incident Reports

2023 Death of Jaime Valdez

On November 11, 2023, police were called about a man making threats to his family members. Officers located Valdez. Yanez shot Valdez.[5]

Paramedics pronounced Yanez dead at the scene.[5]

Response Timeline

The California Department of Justice will conduct an independent investigation of the shooting, which is required under state law for officer-involved shootings of unarmed individuals.[6]

LEO Ratings

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  1. Fontana Police Department welcomes two new officers, Fontana Herald News, 2020-07-20
  2. Alex Yanez, Fontana, Police Officer, govSalaries
  3. Members of Rapid Response Team are named Fontana P.D.'s Employees of the Year, Fontana Herald News, 2023-03-08
  4. Minutes, Fontana City Council, 2023-02-14
  5. 5.0 5.1 Jaime Valdez Died After Being Shot By Fontana Police Officers At Home Along Big Sur Street, Sehat Law, 2023-11-16
  6. Current Cases, State of California Department of Justice