Detective Green Rose

Detective Green Rose

Louisville and Nashville Railroad Police Department, Railroad Police

End of Watch Wednesday, March 29, 1911

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Green Rose

Railroad Detective Green Rose succumbed to gunshot wounds sustained four days earlier when he was attacked from ambush in Baxter, Kentucky.

He was shot twice in the head and never regained consciousness. He was transported to King's Daughters Hospital where he remained until succumbing to his wounds.

Detective Rose was survived by his wife and one child.


  • Age 28
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Location Kentucky
  • Incident Date Saturday, March 25, 1911
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender At large

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Det. Rose,
On today, the 110th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice as a Law Enforcement Officer.


United States Border Patrol

March 29, 2021

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