Sheriff Roy Sampson

Sheriff Roy Sampson

LaCrosse County Sheriff's Office, Wisconsin

End of Watch Wednesday, September 24, 1952

Roy Sampson

Sheriff Sampson was killed in an automobile accident while transporting a prisoner to Waupun. The accident occurred in Columbia County when he swerved into a tree to avoid being struck by a car that ran a stop sign.

Sheriff Sampson had served with the LaCrosse Police Department for 23 years prior to being elected sheriff.


  • Age Not available
  • Tour 23 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

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Rest in God's loving embrace, hero. You will never be forgotten.

Retired Wisconsin L.E.O.

February 25, 2014

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