Police Officer Roger Ray Hildreth

Police Officer Roger Ray Hildreth

Des Moines Police Department, Iowa

End of Watch Thursday, February 21, 2008

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Roger Ray Hildreth

Police Officer Roger Hildreth suffered a fatal heart attack while running on a treadmill in the department's gym.

He had just completed responses to a burglary in progress call and a call involving two dogs loose in a neighborhood before collapsing.

Officer Hildreth was a U.S. Navy veteran and had served with the Des Moines Police Department for 18 years. He is survived by his wife and two children.


  • Age 48
  • Tour 18 years
  • Badge 408
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Heart attack
  • Weapon Not available
  • Offender Not available


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