Officer Howard Johnson
Killed in the Line of Duty, August 16, 1972
Officer Howard (Howie) Johnson was fatally wounded by gun fire while
attempting to arrest a bank robbery suspect. Officer Johnson, age 48,
had served with the Roseville Police Department for 15 years.
Officer Bruce Russell
Killed in the Line of Duty, May 16, 1982
Officer Bruce Russell was fatally wounded and killed following a high
speed chase that ended in a ditch on the Roseville-Falcon Heights
border. Though mortally wounded, Officer Russell returned fire and shot
the suspect who was later apprehended. Officer Russell had served with
the Roseville Police Department for 1 year.
Annual Suburban Ramsey County Law Enforcement Memorial Service
Each year, Ramsey County law enforcement departments host a ceremony honoring members of law enforcement agencies who lost their lives in the line of duty. On May 16, 2013 the Roseville Police Department hosted the second annual Suburban Ramsey County Law Enforcement Memorial Service.