Officer Rank: Detective
Memorial Panel: 48-W: 30
Department: New York City, New York, P.D.
End of Watch: July 4, 2011
Years of Service: 20
Description: Detective Ortiz performed duties related to the rescue and recovery work after the terrorist attack at the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001. Detective Ortiz was diagnosed with metastatic adenocarcinoma of the colon and died on July 4, 2011.