Deputy Sheriff Richard L. Rose

Deputy Sheriff Richard L. Rose

Tipton County Sheriff's Office, Tennessee

End of Watch Tuesday, November 29, 1988

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Richard L. Rose

Deputy Rose was shot and killed by his partner while on duty. His partner and the sheriff at the time were under a federal investigation involving the agency's training practices.


  • Age 22
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Officer's handgun
  • Offender Guilty of criminally negligent homicide

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Deputy Sheriff Rose, rest in peace, so young and vibrant, honorable, keep watching over your entire family and police department. Terrible what happened to you!

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

November 29, 2018

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