Fallen Hero Obituary

Law enforcement officer killed in the line of duty in Massachusetts

Officer Christos G. Rouses Age: 53 years old Tour: 22 years Lowell Police End of Watch: Friday, November 17, 1978
Officer Christos G. Rouses was shot and killed by an armed suspect who was fleeing a drug store after robbing it. The suspect was shot and mortally wounded in an exchange of gunfire with two other officers who arrived on the scene.

Officer Rouses had been in law enforcement for 22 years and is survived by his wife and children.

Remembering …

mlemf-logoOver 340 law enforcement officers have lost their lives while protecting the citizens of the Commonwealth. This encompasses state and local police, federal, sheriff and correction officers.

The Massachusetts Law Enforcement Memorial will serve as a permanent reminder of their dedication and ultimate sacrifice.

Our Strength is in their Memories