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Police Officer Thomas F. Rose | Boston Police Department, Massachusetts Boston Police Department, Massachusetts

Police Officer

Thomas F. Rose

Boston Police Department, Massachusetts

End of Watch: Friday, February 19, 1993

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 42

Tour: 13 years

Badge # 3322

Military veteran

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Officer's handgun

Offender: Sentenced to 30 years

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Police Officer Thomas Rose was shot and killed with his own weapon after letting an inmate out of his cell to make a phone call at the Boston Government Center.

The suspect was found guilty of voluntary manslaughter and sentenced to 26 to 30 years.

Officer Rose was a U.S. Air Force veteran and had served with the Boston Police Department for 13 years. He was survived by his wife, three children, and one granddaughter.

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Thinking of this American hero on the anniversary of his line of duty death. I live in South Boston and I support our law enforcement Officers. Here is a great quote from our mayor. "I am proud of being the Mayor of the City of Boston and I am proud to be a strong supporter of our police department. I love the men and women of the Boston Police Department." - Martin Joseph Walsh 54th Mayor of Boston. Thank you for your proven dedication to our nation. Your loss will always be a tremendous loss for this nation.

Former Protective Security Officer (PSO) for Region 1 U.S. Department of Homeland Security Federal Protective Service Police, Pete Harrington BostonMA
February 19, 2016


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