Officer Irving Rosenburg

Officer Irving Rosenburg

Metropolitan Police Department, District of Columbia

End of Watch Sunday, February 15, 1942

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Irving Rosenburg

Officer Irving Rosenburg succumbed to injuries received four days earlier when his patrol car struck a city bus which failed to yield right of way near 13th and M Streets, NW.

He was responding to a shooting call at the time of the accident.

Officer Rosenburg was assigned to the 2nd Precinct and served been with the Metropolitan Police Department for 23 years. He was survived by his wife and two children. He was a U.S. Army veteran and is buried at Arlington National Cemetery.


  • Age 53
  • Tour 23 years
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash
  • Incident Date Wednesday, February 11, 1942

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Officer Rosenburg,
On today, the 80th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice-not just for your Community but for our Country as well when you served with the U.S. Army. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

February 15, 2022

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