Trooper Pearle E. Roberts

Trooper Pearle E. Roberts

Connecticut State Police, Connecticut

End of Watch Saturday, November 25, 1922

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Pearle E. Roberts

Trooper Pearle Roberts was killed in a motorcycle crash in Mount Carmel while returning to headquarters following duty at a college football game.

The front wheel of his police motorcycle became caught in a streetcar track on Whitney Boulevard. He was thrown to the ground and sustained fatal injuries.

Trooper Roberts was a United States Marine Corps WWI veteran and served with the Connecticut State Police for five months, assigned to the Danielson Barracks. He was survived by his expectant wife.


  • Age 26
  • Tour 5 months
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash


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Trooper Roberts, it has been 101 years since you were taken from us. New England law enforcement has continued to thrive, learn and become safer due to the traditions and sacrifices you, your family, and many others have made for us. Thank you for your military and law enforcement service.

Chief (Ret) Steven Marshall
Georges Mills, NH

November 25, 2023

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