Officer Jeffrey H. Ross

Officer Jeffrey H. Ross

Tucson Police Department, Arizona

End of Watch Thursday, February 18, 1982

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Jeffrey H. Ross

Officer Jeffrey Ross was shot and killed while leading a team of narcotics officers on a 'buy/bust' narcotics raid for cocaine at a local bar at 4950 N. Casa Grande Highway.

While entering a rear office, the suspect, who was also the bar manager, shot him in the chest. He was transported to University Hospital and pronounced dead 17 minutes after his arrival. Officer Ross and other officers on the scene returned fire, killing the suspect.

Officer Ross had served with the Tucson Police Department for four years. He was survived by his wife, also a Tucson police officer, parents, brother, and sister.

Bio

  • Age 27
  • Tour 4 years
  • Badge 17561

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun; 9 mm
  • Offender Shot and killed

narcotics, undercover

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Rest in peace and Olav Hashalom Officer Ross.

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August 2, 2019

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