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Police Officer Garry A. Ross | United States Department of Veterans Affairs Police Services, U.S. Government United States Department of Veterans Affairs Police Services, U.S. Government

Police Officer

Garry A. Ross

United States Department of Veterans Affairs Police Services, U.S. Government

End of Watch: Monday, December 24, 1990

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 41

Tour: 7 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Heart attack

Location: District of Columbia

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Police Officer Garry Ross suffered a fatal heart attack while responding to a call of a mentally deranged patient at the VA Medical Center in Washington, DC.

During the incident Officer Ross had to physically restrain the patient and was assaulted by the patient several times. After he secured the patient Officer Ross suffered a massive heart attack.

Officer Ross had served with the Department of Veterans Affairs Police for seven years. He was survived by his wife and two children.

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Rest in peace and Olav Hashalom Officer Ross. Your courage will forever be remembered.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis
November 20, 2014

 

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