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

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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.


  • 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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Rest in peace Customs Officer Von Amelunxen.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

July 30, 2019

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