Patrolman Michael Angel Rosa

Patrolman Michael Angel Rosa

Rock Springs Police Department, Wyoming

End of Watch Saturday, July 15, 1978

Michael Angel Rosa

Patrolman Michael Rosa was shot and killed by the city's director of safety after a heated argument. It was alleged that the suspect killed Patrolman Rosa to keep him from testifying about corruption in the department. The suspect was charged with Patrolman Rosa's murder but was acquitted in trial.

Patrolman Rosa was an undercover narcotics officer and was survived by his wife, two daughters, and son.

Bio

  • Age 29
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Acquitted

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It’s nice to come back to this page from time to time and see another life who was touched by my father ❤️ The 40th Anniversary of his sacrifice is coming up this month. Gone but never forgotten...

Jasmine Rosa
Daughter

July 3, 2018

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