Police Officer Roland J. Brewster

Police Officer Roland J. Brewster

Newark Housing Authority Police Department, New Jersey

End of Watch Wednesday, January 12, 1972

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Roland J. Brewster

Police Officer Roland Brewster was shot and killed while off-duty when he attempted to take action when a tavern was robbed.

He was inside the tavern when armed suspects entered. The subjects shot him when he attempted to stop them.

Officer Brewster had served with the Newark Housing Authority Police Department for 2-1/2 years.

Bio

  • Age 40
  • Tour 2 years, 6 months
  • Badge 9

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Not available

off duty, robbery

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MY DEEPEST CONDOLENCES... There isn’t many that will ever understand the belly of the beast until you’ve made your way to the South.
THANK YOU FOR YOUR SERVICE.

- 123rd.

Southward
NPD

July 15, 2019

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