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Patrolman Bura Clora Roberts | Longview Police Department, Texas Longview Police Department, Texas

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Bura Clora Roberts

Longview Police Department, Texas

End of Watch: Sunday, May 2, 1948

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 45

Tour: 4 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Automobile crash

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Patrolman Roberts and Patrolman Boyd Gaunt were killed in an automobile accident while responding to a fire. Their patrol car struck a firetruck responding to the same call. A firefighter riding on the back of the firetruck was also killed in the accident.

Patrolman Roberts had served with the agency for 4 years.

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Patrolman Boyd Gaunt
Longview Police Department, Texas
End of Watch: Sunday, May 2, 1948
Cause: Automobile crash

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Patrolman Roberts,
On today, the 69th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you to you and your Partner for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Longview. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

R.I.P.
USBP

Anonymous
United States Border Patrol
May 2, 2017

 

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