Police Officer Ronald Gene Roberts

Police Officer Ronald Gene Roberts

Council Bluffs Police Department, Iowa

End of Watch Thursday, October 24, 1974

Ronald Gene Roberts

Police Officer Ronald Roberts succumbed to injuries sustained over two years earlier when he was struck by an Omaha, Nebraska, patrol car that had chased a suspect into Council Bluffs.

Officer Roberts was directing traffic in the rain when the incident occurred at an intersection on Broadway. He remained in the hospital from the time of the incident until his death.


  • Age 29
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by vehicle
  • Incident Date Monday, May 1, 1972

directing traffic, vehicle pursuit

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To fully appreciate the heroes of the present, we must recognize our heroes of the past. Your heroism and service is honored today, the 40th anniversary year of your death. I am privileged to leave a tribute to you. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service.

My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer who was murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Time never diminishes respect. Your memory will always be honored and revered. Rest In Peace

Phyllis Lasater Loya
mom of fallen officer Larry Lasater

January 3, 2014

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