Police Officer Roger Lee Brown

Police Officer Roger Lee Brown

Columbus Division of Police, Ohio

End of Watch Wednesday, August 11, 1976

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Roger Lee Brown

Officer Brown and Officer Michael Smith were killed when their cruiser was intentionally hit head-on by a suspect fleeing from other officers. The suspect was also killed in the accident.

Officer Brown had been with the agency for nine years and was survived by his wife and three children.


  • Age 35
  • Tour 9 years
  • Badge 261

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicular assault
  • Weapon Automobile
  • Offender Killed in accident

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Rest in peace Officer Brown.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

December 14, 2019

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