Detective Edward J. Roos

Detective Edward J. Roos

New York City Police Department, New York

End of Watch Thursday, January 27, 1938

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Edward J. Roos

Detective Edward Roos was killed in an automobile accident while on a special assignment int he Bronx

Detective Roos was assigned to the Bronx Park Station following the the killing of two patrolmen in the Wakefiled section of the Bronx. At 6:15pm, while on patrol, Detective Roos was involved in a collision at the corner of Gun Hill Road and Boston Road.

Detective Roos was taken to Fordham Hospital, where he died from his injuries.

Detective Roos served with the New York City Police Department for 12 years. He was survived by his wife and two children.


  • Age 34
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge 13799

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

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