Deputy Sheriff Justin DeRosier
Cowlitz County (WA) Sheriff’s Office
End of Watch: April 14, 2019
Deputy Sheriff Justin DeRosier was shot and killed while responding to a disabled vehicle. After arriving to the scene, he contacted dispatch and stated he was being fired upon. He was transported to the hospital where he succumbed to his wounds. Police shot and killed a man suspected of being involved in the shooting. Deputy Sheriff DeRosier is the 16th law enforcement officer to be shot and killed this year and the second officer fatality from the state of Washington in 2019.
Sheriff Brad Thurman
Cowlitz County Sheriff’s Office
312 SW 1st Ave
Kelso, WA 98626
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