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

Patrolman 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 Department 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

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Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
GOD Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito

May 30, 2015

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