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Patrolman Noah Roll | Springfield Police Department, Illinois Springfield Police Department, Illinois


Noah Roll

Springfield Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch: Tuesday, August 7, 1917

Bio & Incident Details

Age: Not available

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Never identified

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Patrolman Noah Roll was shot and killed during a labor strike of streetcar workers.

Patrolman Roll, one of the first African-American officers to serve on the department, was among one of many officers working crowd control of the striking workers, when he was shot twice in the head as a streetcar passed by.

The offender was never identified.

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Your death at the hands of a coward, is remembered this day, on the 100th anniversary of your death. Thank you Patrolman Noah Roll, for your service.

Stan Jefferson
Citizen of Arizona
August 7, 2017


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