Police Officer Bruce M. Russell

Police Officer Bruce M. Russell

Roseville Police Department, Minnesota

End of Watch Sunday, May 16, 1982

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Bruce M. Russell

Officer Bruce Russell was shot and killed following a vehicle chase.

The suspect's vehicle crashed, and as Officer Russell exited his cruiser, the man opened fire on him, striking him in between the panels of his vest. He was able to return fire and wound the suspect, who was later apprehended.

Officer Russell had been with the Roseville Police Department for one year. He was survived by his wife and 2-year-old daughter.


  • Age 28
  • Tour 1 year
  • Badge 121

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Died in prison

vehicle pursuit

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Bruce graduated with me we were great friends I was shocked to hear he will be remembered everyday God bless him and he will be never forgotten

Kurt babb
Retired whitley county sheriffs department

April 12, 2022

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