Police Officer Roger Lee Brown

Police Officer Roger Lee Brown

Columbus Division of Police, Ohio

End of Watch Wednesday, August 11, 1976

Roger Lee Brown

Officer Brown and Officer Michael Smith were killed when their cruiser was intentionally hit head-on by a suspect fleeing from other officers. The suspect was also killed in the accident.

Officer Brown had been with the agency for nine years and was survived by his wife and three children.

Bio

  • Age 35
  • Tour 9 years
  • Badge 261

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicular assault
  • Weapon Automobile
  • Offender Killed in accident

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NEVER FORGET! On behalf of the Westerville, Ohio Division of Police, we honor the dedicated service and ultimate sacrifice of Police Officer Roger Lee Brown of the Columbus Division of Police, Ohio and the additional 66 American Peace Officers who have paid the ultimate sacrifice on this date in history.

Chief Joe Morbitzer
Westerville, Ohio Division of Police

August 12, 2018

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