Recently Fallen Hero

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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6 Replies to “Recently Fallen Hero

  1. Deputy DeRosier, you will ALWAYS live on in the hearts of your Family, your Family of Brothers and Sisters in Blue, and every LEO Mom in this Country. Rest now, and know you are loved and appreciated.
    With Heartfelt Sympathy~~~~Proud Ohio Police Mom

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