Policeman Forrest Ross

Policeman Forrest Ross

Denver Police Department, Colorado

End of Watch Monday, April 4, 1921

Forrest Ross

Policeman Forrest Ross succumbed to injuries sustained in an automobile accident while responding to a holdup call. Policeman Clarence Zietz was killed in an automobile accident while responding to the accident involving Policeman Ross.

The first accident occurred when Policeman Ross and other officers were responding to a holdup in a police riot car when he swerved to miss pedestrians at the corner of Bannock and 14th Streets. The vehicle flipped several times and struck a utility police.

Policeman Zietz and other officers were responding to that accident when their police riot car struck a touring car at Tremont and 14th Streets.

Policeman Zietz succumbed to his injuries at the scene and Policeman Ross succumbed to his injuries at the hospital two days later.

Bio

  • Age Not available
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash
  • Incident Date Saturday, April 2, 1921

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Your heroism and service is honored today, the 91rst anniversary year 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

April 4, 2012

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