Daniel Bradley

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Service Record

Tulare California Police Department

Rank Officer
Dates of Service Hired in 2018.
Salary $125,487 (2021)[1]
Last Known Status Active

Incident Reports

2018 Death of Quinntin Castro

On December 9, 2018, Bradley attempted to stop Castro, who fled. Bradley pursued, and was joined by Sergeant Ryan Garcia and officers Andy Garcia and Edward Puente. Castro crashed, with his vehicle become stuck in mud. As Castro tried to drive away, Sergeant Garcia broke the driver's window and threatened to deploy a K9. Officer Garcia deployed his K9 through the window, and Castro shot the K9 and Officer Garcia. Sergeant Garcia and Bradley fired at the vehicle, striking Castro and a passenger.[2]

Castro and the K9 died. The passenger was permanently disabled, and Officer Garcia's injuries ended his career.[2]

Response Timeline

On October 27, 2019, a lawsuit was filed against the city and the officers, claiming violations of the vehicle occupants' Fourth and Fourteenth Amendment rights.[2]

On June 29, 2023, a judge denied the claims and dismissed the lawsuit.[2]

2023 Death of Joel Villegas

Response Timeline

The officers were placed on paid administrative leave pending an investigation.[3]

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