Officer David H. Rose

Officer David H. Rose

Metropolitan Police Department, District of Columbia

End of Watch Saturday, February 20, 1971

David H. Rose

Officer David Rose was accidentally shot and killed by a Montgomery County, Maryland, following a pursuit of a robbery and kidnapping suspect that ended in Montgomery County.

The suspect vehicle stopped on I-495, near University Boulevard, and a struggle ensued as they attempted to arrest the man. The officer's gun was discharged when his arm was bumped during the struggle.

Officer Rose had served with the Metropolitan Police Department for nine months. He was survived by his expectant wife and one child.

Bio

  • Age 23
  • Tour 9 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire (Accidental)

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Officer Rose,
On today, the 46th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of the District of Columbia. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

R.I.P.
USBP

Anonymous
United States Border Patrol

February 20, 2017

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