Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 18 years
Badge # 408
Cause: Heart attack
Weapon: Not available
Offender: Not available
Police Officer Roger Hildreth suffered a fatal heart attack while running on a treadmill in the department's gym.
He had just completed responses to a burglary in progress call and a call involving two dogs loose in a neighborhood before collapsing.
Officer Hildreth was a U.S. Navy veteran and had served with the Des Moines Police Department for 18 years. He is survived by his wife and two children.