Wildlife Officer Roy R. Burnsed

Wildlife Officer Roy R. Burnsed

Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, Florida

End of Watch Friday, October 26, 2001

Add to My Heroes

Roy R. Burnsed

Officers Roy Burnsed and Charles Randall were killed in an automobile accident when their SUV patrol vehicles crashed head-on, on the L-5 levee near the Holey Land Wildlife Management Area in Palm Beach County.

The officers were driving in opposite directions at approximately 2130 hours on the 17-feet wide dirt road which crossed the levee in a remote area with little light. Both officers were wearing seat belts at the time of the accident. Officer Randall succumbed to his injuries two days after the accident.

Officer Burnsed had been employed with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission for 10 months, and had graduated from the academy in July.

He is survived by his wife.

Bio

  • Age 25
  • Tour 10 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

Most Recent Reflection

View all 53 Reflections

Your memory is carried throughout FWC academies and across state lines with those who learned about you and your sacrifice. Every October I faithfully complete your memorial workout and share it with others.

Erin

October 19, 2020

Want even more control of your Reflection? Create a free ODMP account now for these benefits:

  • Quick access to your heroes
  • Reflections published quicker
  • Save a Reflection signature
  • View, edit or delete any Reflection you've left in the past

Create an account for more options, or use this form to leave a Reflection now.