Lieutenant Scott Roe

Lieutenant Scott Roe

Steubenville Police Department, Ohio

End of Watch Thursday, April 12, 1928

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Scott Roe

Lieutenant Roe succumbed to injuries sustained when he was thrown down a set of stairs while attempting to eject two people from a dance. He sustained a fractured skull during the incident and died in the Ohio Valley Hospital.

Lieutenant Roe had served with the Steubenville Police Department for 5 years. He had previously served as the police chief of Mingo Junction for 4 years and as a police officer for the Carnegie Steel Company for 9 years. He was survived by his wife and two daughters.


  • Age 50
  • Tour 18 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Assault
  • Weapon Person
  • Offender Not available

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NEVER FORGET! On behalf of the Westerville, Ohio Division of Police, we honor the dedicated service and ultimate sacrifice of Lieutenant Scott Roe of the Steubenville Police Department, Ohio and the additional 61 American Peace Officers who have paid the ultimate sacrifice on this date in history.

Chief Joe Morbitzer
Westerville, Ohio Division of Police

April 12, 2018

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