Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 1 year
Badge # Not available
Cause: Automobile accident
Officer Jamie Roussey was killed in an automobile accident when his Jeep Cherokee patrol vehicle collided with another car as he was responding to assist an officer who was in a foot pursuit.
After the collision, the driver's side of the Jeep struck a utility pole. Rescue workers had to remove the top of the Jeep in order to free Officer Roussey. He was transported to a local hospital where he died of injuries approximately two hours later. The driver of the vehicle which collided with Officer Roussey's vehicle was arrested and charged with possession of a deadly weapon after officers found a handgun in the trunk of his car.
Officer Roussey had been a member of the Baltimore City Police Department for one year.