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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I just visited The Law Enforcement Memorial in Judiciary Square. So many names. Gone 40 years, seems like way less time. Never forgotten.

Christopher M Rosa. Proud Son

September 22, 2018

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