Gabriel Vasquez

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Service Record

Glendale Arizona Police Department

Rank Officer
Salary $154,890[1]
Last Known Status Active


2019 American Legion Officer of the Year

On June 5, 2019, Officer Vasquez was selected as Officer of the Year by the American Legion Post in Glendale, Arizona.[2]

Incident Reports

2005 Interaction with Benjamin A. Perez

Mr. Perez filed a lawsuit, alleging that Officer Vasquez violated his Fourth Amendment right by using a Taser against him 4 times.[3]

On October 31, 2005, the United States District Court ruled that Vasquez should respond to the allegations.[3]

On April 17, 2006, the court rules that Perez was not entitled to a court-appointed attorney in his civil case.[4]

2017 Arrest of Elijah Wesbrock

Response Timeline

On April 3, 2019, Wesbrock filed a lawsuit against Gabriel Vasquez, Michael Fernandez, and Air Force Officers Ledford and Ledesma, citing violations of his First and Fourth Amendment rights, and other allegations.[5]

On June 3, 2020, the United States District Court provided a mixed ruling. Several of the counts in Wesbrock's lawsuit were denied due to a 2-year statute of limitations. Charges of malicious prosecution, supervisor liability, and conspiracy were allowed to continue.[5]


  1. Gabriel Vasquez Glendale Police Department, govSalaries
  2. Bette Sharpe, K-9 Officer Gabe Vasquez, American Legion Arrowhead-John E. Ford III Post #144 Officer Of The Year 2018-2019, Glendale Daily Planet, 2019-06-08
  3. 3.0 3.1 Perez v. Vasquez, United States District Court, 2005-10-31
  4. Perez v. Vasquez, United States District Court, 2006-04-17
  5. 5.0 5.1 Wesbrock v. Ledford], United States District Court for the District of Arizona, 2020-06-03