Police Officer Christos G. Rouses

Police Officer Christos G. Rouses

Lowell Police Department, Massachusetts

End of Watch Friday, November 17, 1978

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Christos G. Rouses

Officer Christos G. Rouses was shot and killed by an armed suspect who was fleeing a drug store after robbing it. The suspect was shot and mortally wounded in an exchange of gunfire with two other officers who arrived on the scene.

Officer Rouses had been in law enforcement for 22 years and is survived by his wife and children.


  • Age 53
  • Tour 22 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Shot and killed

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Chris, I remember going to night school with you and always looked up to you and enjoyed your smiling face and happy attitude! Five years after your passing, I went on to work at Lowell PD from 83 to 2014 never forgetting you!

Paul Corcoran Retired Patrolman
Lowell Pice

November 17, 2020

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