Sergeant Roscoe Teague

Sergeant Roscoe Teague

Sullivan County Sheriff's Office, Tennessee

End of Watch Tuesday, May 30, 1995

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Roscoe Teague

Sergeant Roscoe Teague suffered a fatal heart attack shortly after being involved in an altercation with two men during a traffic stop.

During the altercation, he had to spray the men with his department-issued chemical agent. He suffered a heart attack a short time later. He was transported to a local hospital where he remained until passing away while waiting for a heart transplant.

Patrolman Teague had served with the Sullivan County Sheriff's Office for 20 years. He is survived by his wife and three children.


  • Age 56
  • Tour 20 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Heart attack
  • Incident Date Sunday, March 12, 1995
  • Weapon Person
  • Offender Not available

struggle, traffic stop

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Rest in peace Sergeant Teague.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

March 17, 2022

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