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Police Officer Ronald Gene Roberts | Council Bluffs Police Department, Iowa Council Bluffs Police Department, Iowa

Police Officer

Ronald Gene Roberts

Council Bluffs Police Department, Iowa

End of Watch: Thursday, October 24, 1974

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 29

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Struck by vehicle

Incident Date: 5/1/1972

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Officer Roberts succumbed to injuries sustained over two years earlier when he was struck by an Omaha, Nebraska, patrol car that had chased a suspect into Council Bluffs. Officer Roberts was directing traffic in the rain when the incident occurred. He remained in the hospital from the time of the accident until his death.

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To fully appreciate the heroes of the present, we must recognize our heroes of the past. Your heroism and service is honored today, the 40th anniversary year of your death. I am privileged to leave a tribute to you. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service.

My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer who was murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Time never diminishes respect. Your memory will always be honored and revered. Rest In Peace

Phyllis Lasater Loya
mom of fallen officer Larry Lasater
January 3, 2014

 

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