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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Your heroism and service is honored today, the 74th anniversary of your death. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Time never diminishes respect, and your memory will always be honored and revered.

Rest In Peace

Phyllis Loya
Mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05

January 27, 2012

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