Chief of Police Roy Leonard Pederson

Chief of Police Roy Leonard Pederson

Thief River Falls Police Department, Minnesota

End of Watch Monday, January 28, 1974

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Roy Leonard Pederson

Chief Pederson was killed in an aircraft accident while he and two members of the city council were en route to Owatonna to inspect law enforcement facilities. The two council members and the pilot were also killed.
Chief Pederson was survived by his wife and daughter.


  • Age 35
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Incident Details

  • Cause Aircraft accident

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Rest in peace Chief of Police Pederson.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

October 29, 2019

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