Patrolman Oscar T. Roper

Patrolman Oscar T. Roper

Union City Police Department, Tennessee

End of Watch Wednesday, July 16, 1919

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Oscar T. Roper

Patrolman Roper was shot and killed by a man who was seeking revenge for previous encounters with the officer. The man snuck up and shot Patrolman Roper as he patrolled the train depot.

Patrolman Roper was survived by his wife and two children.


  • Age 41
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Not available

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Thank you for your service Sir, RIP

James Kotke
Civilian / Former Officer
WSF Park Police (Wi.)

July 16, 2012

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