Deputy Sheriff Jess Willard Rozell, Jr.

Deputy Sheriff Jess Willard Rozell, Jr.

Harris County Sheriff's Office, Texas

End of Watch Thursday, September 19, 1985

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Jess Willard Rozell, Jr.

Deputy Sheriff Jess Rozell suffered a fatal heart attack while conducting a traffic stop in the 9600 block of Stuebner Airline Road.

He issued the driver a ticket and returned to his patrol car he suddenly suffered a massive heart attack. He was rushed to the hospital but he could not be revived.

Deputy Rozell was buried at Restland Memorial Cemetery in Dallas.


  • Age 37
  • Tour 10 years, 2 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Heart attack

traffic stop

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Rest in peace always and know that your service and sacrifice will never, ever be forgotten by your law enforcement brethren.

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Delaware State Police (Retired)

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