Police Officer Christos G. Rouses

Police Officer Christos G. Rouses

Lowell Police Department, Massachusetts

End of Watch Friday, November 17, 1978

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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Officer Rouses,
On today, the 40th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Lowell. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

November 17, 2018

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