Traffic Officer Billy Arthur Rose

Traffic Officer Billy Arthur Rose

Abilene Police Department, Texas

End of Watch Friday, October 10, 1952

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Billy Arthur Rose

Officer Rose was killed in a motorcycle accident on Highway 351 while on patrol. A vehicle turned left in front of his motorcycle, causing him to strike it broadside. He was thrown to the ground and suffered fatal injuries.

Officer Rose had been with the agency for 2.5 years and was survived by his wife and son.


  • Age 25
  • Tour 2 years, 6 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash

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Thank you for your service and please know that your sacrifice is always remembered by your law enforcement brethren.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

October 10, 2020

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