Officer Oscar Roberts

Officer Oscar Roberts

Fayette County Police Department, Kentucky

End of Watch Saturday, April 10, 1948

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Oscar Roberts

Officer Roberts was shot and killed while attempting to make a misdemeanor arrest at the Keeneland Race Track.

The 26-year-old suspect was arrested, tried twice, and acquitted both times.


  • Age 39
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Acquitted

arrest attempt

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Officer Roberts,
On today, the 75th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Fayette County. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

April 10, 2023

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