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Detective Sergeant James Roche | Metropolitan Police Department, District of Columbia Metropolitan Police Department, District of Columbia

Detective Sergeant

James Roche

Metropolitan Police Department, District of Columbia

End of Watch: Saturday, June 30, 1962

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 52

Tour: 20 years

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Military veteran

Cause: Heart attack

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Detective Sergeant James Roche suffered a fatal heart attack as he and other officers attempted to control a crazed who had entered the United States Capitol without permission.

Sergeant Roche was a U.S. Army veteran. He had served with the agency Metropolitan Police Department for 20 years and had been on a temporary protective assignment at the United States Capitol for six months at the time of his death. During his career he received 43 commendations. He was survived by his wife. He was buried at Arlington National Cemetery.

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Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
GOD Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito
Texas
July 4, 2015

 

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