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Patrolman Robert Alfred Young | Roseville Police Department, Michigan Roseville Police Department, Michigan

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Robert Alfred Young

Roseville Police Department, Michigan

End of Watch: Saturday, February 18, 1978

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 51

Tour: 21 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Heart attack

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Patrolman Robert Young suffered a fatal heart attack shortly following a foot pursuit.

He had responded to assist an ambulance crew that was having trouble restraining a man. The suspect had broken free and ran from the scene, with Patrolman Young in pursuit.

Patrolman Young was able to tackle and handcuff the suspect and return him to the ambulance. Moments later, Patrolman Young collapsed. He was transported to a local hospital where he died.

Patrolman Young had served with the Roseville Police Department for 21 years. He is survived by his wife and three children.

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I HIRED ON IN 1965 AND BOB YOUNG AND AL FRAZIER WERE MY PARTNERS. TUAGHT ME LOTS IN THOSE ROOKIE YEARS. WILL NEVER FORGET EITHER OF THEM.

DET JAMES CAMPBELL
ROSEVILE POLICE DEPT(RET)
February 19, 2015

 

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