Patrolman Joseph Richard Roessner

Patrolman Joseph Richard Roessner

Springfield Police Department, New Jersey

End of Watch Tuesday, March 13, 1962

Joseph Richard Roessner

Patrolman Roessner was killed in an automobile accident while involved in a high speed pursuit. His patrol car struck a tree during the pursuit, causing fatal injuries.

Patrolman Roessner had served with the agency for 6 years. He was survived by his wife and two children.

Bio

  • Age 30
  • Tour 6 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicle pursuit
  • Weapon Automobile
  • Offender Not available

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Your heroism and service is honored today, the 50th anniversary of your death. 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 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 Loya
Mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05

March 13, 2012

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