|Agency||Metropolitan Police Department of the District of Columbia|
|Dates of Service||Hired approximately 2005.|
|Last Known Status||Administrative Leave|
2020 Lifesaving Medal
On August 10, 2020, Otero-Camacho received a Lifesaving Medal for, while off-duty, saving the life of a person whose vehicle was engulfed in flames.
2022 Death of Kevin Hargraves-Shird
On July 30, 2022, Otero-Camacho was pursuing a vehicle that was fleeing from a recent shooting. The car crashed, and three occupants immediately fled. Hargraves-Shird was still near the vehicle and started to flee as Otero-Camacho arrived. The officer drew his service weapon, exited his vehicle, yelled that he had seen a gun, and fired his weapon, striking Hargraves-Shird.
A gun was recovered from near Hargraves-Shird's body.
The incident was captured on officers' body-worn cameras and a residential security camera.
On July 30, 2022, the department held a briefing to describe the incident.
Otero-Camacho was placed on administrative leave during the investigation.
On August 5, 2022, the department released Otero-Camacho's body-worn camera footage, in compliance with local law. The department did not release footage from other cameras.
Otero-Camacho was placed on a non-contact status pending an internal investigation.
Following the USAO's decision, the department will conduct an internal investigation.
- Aja Drain, D.C. Releases Body Camera Footage Of Fatal Police Shooting As Victim’s Family Demands Answers, dcist, 2022-08-05
- Reinaldo Otero-camacho, Officer, Metropolitan Police Department, govSalaries
- Medal, DC Police Department, 2020-08-10
- Colleen Grablick, D.C. Officer Who Shot And Killed Kevin Hargraves-Shird Won’t Face Charges, dcist, 2023-02-10
- Community Briefing: Fatal Officer-Involved Shooting, DC Police, 2022-08-05
- Officer Involved Shooting Update, DC Police Department twitter 2022-07-30
- U.S. Attorney’s Office Concludes Investigation Into Fatal Shooting in Fort Slocum Park, U.S. Attorney's Office, 2023-02-09