Cowlitz County Deputy Justin DeRosier, EOW 04/14/2019

WAStateC.O.P.S. regrets to inform you of a line of duty death. Cowlitz County Deputy Justin DeRosier lost his life early Sunday morning, April 14, 2019.

Deputy DeRosier, 29 years old and a Washington State University graduate, started his law enforcement career in Whitman County before accepting a lateral to Cowlitz County.

The memorial service for Deputy DeRosier will be held at 1 pm on Wednesday, April 24, at the Earle A. & Virginia H. Chiles Center at the University of Portland. The address is 5000 North Willamette Blvd, Portland, OR, 97203-5743

We offer prayers of comfort and healing to Deputy DeRosier’s wife and infant daughter, co-workers, friends and other family members, and the Kalama-area community where Deputy DeRosier lost his life.

Rest in peace, Deputy DeRosier.


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Washington State Concerns of Police Survivors (WAStateC.O.P.S.) is one of over 50 chapters of Concerns  of Police Survivors.

National C.O.P.S. was founded in 1984, with our chapter incorporated in 1996.

C.O.P.S. chapters exist so survivors can offer and receive support from one another. Chapters fundraise in order to financially assist survivors to attend their retreats and the Survivors conference at National Police Week.

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