ODESSA - Odessa Police are mourning the loss of one of their own.
Sgt. Gabriel Hernandez died unexpectedly.
Hernandez began his career with the Odessa Police Department back in September of 1997.
Police Chief Tim Burton says Gabe was a wonderful man, husband, father, son, brother, uncle, cousin, co-worker and friend.
Chief Burton adds that Sgt. Hernandez was dedicated and loyal to the profession and to the citizens of Odessa.