Police Officer Russell Anthony "Roscoe" George

Police Officer Russell Anthony "Roscoe" George

Ball Police Department, Louisiana

End of Watch Sunday, June 26, 2011

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Russell Anthony "Roscoe" George

Police Officer Russell George was killed in an automobile accident while responding to a call for assistance from another officer from his department at approximately 2:50 am.

He was traveling south on US Highway 165, just north of State Highway 623 when his patrol car collided with an abandoned bicycle that was located in the roadway. After colliding with the bicycle, Officer George lost control of his patrol car, left the roadway and collided with several trees. The collision with the trees caused his patrol car become engulfed in flames. Officer George died at the scene. It is estimated that he was traveling at approximately 90 mph when he collided with the bike.

Officer George was a U.S. Army veteran and had served in law enforcement for 18 years. He is survived by his wife, daughter, two step-daughters, mother, and four siblings.


  • Age 47
  • Tour 18 years
  • Badge BL-4
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

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