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Erika Urrea biography: 13 things about Lodi police officer

Erika F. Urrea is a police officer. She works at the Lodi Police Department in Lodi, San Joaquin County, California, United States.

At around 8:44 a.m. on August 12, 2020, Urrea was in the area of Lodi Avenue and the railroad tracks when she rescued an elderly man in a wheelchair. He appeared to be stuck on the Union Pacific Railroad tracks while the railroad crossing arms started to come down and a northbound train was approaching.

 

For Urrea, what she did was not something her colleagues would not have done. Here are 13 more facts about the Californian cop:

  1. She is a single mother.
  2. She has been a Lodi Police Department officer since December 20, 2006.
  3. In 2011, her total salary was $77,219.24. She also received $41,620.91 benefits.
  4. In July 2012, she told The Record, a daily newspaper based in Stockton, California, the details of the arrest of Lodi women Cynthia Lopez and Gloria Escalante, who tried to steal cases of beer in three different places.
  5. In 2012, she received a total salary of $79,804.10 and $45,169.71 benefits.
  6. In 2013, she received $91,860.00 total salary and $48,037.12 benefits.
  7. In 2014, she received $92,677.00 total salary and $52,444.10 benefits.
  8. Her $101,274.97 total salary and $59,004.77 benefits in 2015 increased to $110,351.93 total salary and $63,312.43 benefits in 2016.
  9. In 2017, she received $106,659.99 total salary and $69,181.81 benefits.
  10. In 2018, she started to receive pension debt worth $37,489.01 aside from $105,745.39 total salary and $39,337.30 benefits.
  11. In 2019, she received $105,752.60 total salary, $38,508.00 benefits and $38,652.77 pension debt.
  12. The man she saved on August 12, 2020, who was 66 years old, was taken to a hospital to be treated for a leg injury, York News Times quoted Lodi Police Department spokesman Sergeant Ricardo Garcia as saying.
  13. Interviewed about how she saved the elderly man stuck on the Union Pacific Railroad tracks, she told FOX 40 on August 13, 2020, “I don’t feel I did anything that any one of my peers here, the men and women that I work with, wouldn’t have done.”

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