Ricardo Garcia

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Service Record

Pima County Arizona Sheriff's Department

Rank Sergeant
Dates of Service Hired approximately 2008.[1]
Salary $85,643 (2021)[2]
Last Known Status Active

Incident Reports

2022 Sexual Assault

Ricardo Garcia booking photo
Ricardo Garcia

In December 2022, Garcia assaulted an off-duty female subordinate deputy during a party he was hosting.[3][4][5]

According to prosecutors, the victim was unconscious at the time of the assault and Garcia contacted the victim to keep from being implicated.[6]

Response Timeline

The day after the assault, a rape kit was processed and confirmed the presence of Garcia's DNA.[5]

In December 2022, Garcia was placed on paid administrative leave.[1]

On January 18, 2023, Garcia was arrested and charged with sexual assault.[3]

On January 31, 2023, Garcia was fired.[6]

On June 15, 2023, The victim filed a claim against Garcia, the city, and other officials. A claim is a precursor to a lawsuit.[5][7]

On July 31, 2023, an internal affairs investigation was opened.[7]

2023 Hit and Run

In February 2023, witnesses saw Garcia back into another vehicle before driving away.[1]

Response Timeline

On February 7, 2023, Garcia was charged with hit and run.[1]

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