Trooper Rodger M. Adams

Trooper Rodger M. Adams

Michigan State Police, Michigan

End of Watch Friday, May 14, 1971

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Rodger M. Adams

Trooper Rodger Adams was killed in an automobile accident on US-12 in Lenawee County. As he and his partner were en route to an accident call another vehicle crossed into his lane and struck their patrol car head-on.

The driver of the other car had fallen asleep at the wheel.


  • Age 26
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

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Trooper Adams,
On today, the 50th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of the state of Michigan. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

May 14, 2021

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