Customs Officer Roger L. Von Amelunxen

Customs Officer Roger L. Von Amelunxen

United States Department of the Treasury - Customs Service, U.S. Government

End of Watch Wednesday, July 30, 1980

Roger L. Von Amelunxen

Customs Officer Roger Von Amelunxen was shot and killed after observing a robbery of a cab driver in the Queens section of New York City. Although off duty, Officer Von Amelunxen attempted to arrest the suspect.

A shootout ensued and Officer Von Amelunxen was struck in the heart with a .22 caliber round.

Bio

  • Age Not available
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Location New York
  • Weapon Handgun; .22 caliber
  • Offender Not available

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Customs Officer Roger L. Von AMELUNXEN ... the passage of time ( 35 years ) will never diminish our sincere appreciation for your dedicated service and ultimate sacrifice for us. God Bless You

another grateful citizen

July 30, 2015

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