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H. Johnson

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.

A park located at 1260 Woodhill Drive in Roseville was dedicated to Howard Johnson in honor of his sacrifice. 
Howard Johnson park
Bruce Russell headshot

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.

A park located at 1175 Roselawn Ave W was dedicated to Bruce Russell in honor of his sacrifice. 
Bruce Russell park

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.

Please take a moment to view the memorial service video.
Chief Scheider speaking at podium
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