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Police Officer Collin Rose, Wayne State University Police Department, Michigan


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Police Officer Collin Rose, age 29 succumbed to a gunshot wound sustained the previous day while questioning a suspicious person near the university's downtown campus.

Officer Rose was in an area that had experienced numerous thefts from vehicles the previous day. He informed dispatchers that he was making contact with a suspicious person in front of 3650 Lincoln Street. During the encounter, Officer Rose attempted to detain the man but the subject suddenly pulled out a gun and shot him in the head.

The subject fled the scene but was arrested later in the night.

Officer Rose had served with the Wayne State University Police Department for 5-1/2 years and served as a canine officer with the agency. He had previously served with the Richland Police Department.

Please contact the following agency to send condolences or to obtain funeral arrangements:

Chief of Police Anthony Holt
Wayne State University Police Department
6050 Cass Avenue
Detroit, MI 48202

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