Detectives' Endowment Association, Inc. — Paul DiGiacomo, President

The DEA Honor Roll

Official Line of Duty Deaths

Edward J. Roos

Rank: Detective

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Command: Bronx Park Station

Date of Death: 01/27/1938

Cause of Death: Automobile Accident

Detective Edward J. Roos was killed in an automobile accident while on a special assignment in the Bronx. Detective Roos was assigned to the Bronx Park Station following the killing of two patrolmen in the Wakefield section of the borough.  At approximately 1815 hours, while on patrol, Detective Roos was involved in a collision at the corner of Gun Hill Road and Boston Road.



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