Cowlitz County Sheriff ” s Deputy Justin DeRosier was a type of the father of a family would be a dream to have,’ the woman said

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Deputy Sheriff Justin Richard Derosier, was shot and killed on April 14, 2019 at the latest, while making a traffic stop on the reports of a disabled motor home. Derosier served for six years as the Cowlitz County Sheriff’s Office in Washington State.

Katie DeRosier, remembers her husband, Justin, and “it’s the type of dad to a new mom as well as myself, and a child would dream to have.”

After the birth of her daughter, Lily, at the end of last year, the sheriff’s deputy often have to be her at the headquarters of the State of Washington’s Cowlitz County Sheriff’s Office, and let them be proud to be her colleagues, she recalled.


“As a father, he was so excited, he always wanted to be a father, and when we found out I was pregnant, it was amazing,” Katie DeRosier, told Fox News. “He was the best part of all is that he was a very hands-on.”

Justin DeRosier, who was an officer, who It says “wanted to do his best and to make a difference,” was killed April 14 after responding to a report of a disabled vehicle is blocking a road near Kalama. Officials say a DeRosier was hit with the shot, when he first came on the scene, and later died during surgery. The man, who police said targeted him in the long run and was tracked down by police and killed in a shoot-out.

Justin DeRosier and his wife, Katie, says it was the type of father who “always wanted to be a dad.” The couple are pictured here with their daughter, Lily.
(Photo Courtesy Of Katie DeRosier)


Since then, Katie DeRosier says that there is an “overwhelming display of support for her and her family with cards and letters from literally every state in the creation of this nightmare a little easier to get through.”

“It’s comforting to know that there is a lot of support there for not only my family, but for the enforcement of the law,” she said.

The 29-year-old-who has served as a patrol deputy, SWAT team officer, boat operator, and during his police career — has been described by the Cowlitz County Undersheriff Darren Ullman as “one of the children.”

DeRosier, 29, was described by his colleagues as “young, smart, and don’t be afraid to do the right thing.”
(Cowlitz County Sheriff’s Office)

Wikimedia commons has media related to told Fox News he helped coach DeRosier in tee-ball, and that’s DeRossier, and Ullman, the son grew up, at a given point in time, both attending Washington State University.

There, Ullman said, and he saw that DeRosier is a “protector” – is a personality characteristic that he would later display as well as an officer.

“He was in a fraternity, and he would have to stay sober and drive everyone else around, he had a sense of responsibility in the early days,” Ullman said. He stressed DeRosier “we are having a great time, but knew what was right and what was wrong.”

DeRosier’s colleagues say he’s often with his daughter to the office to have her around.
(Photo Courtesy Of Katie DeRosier)

DeRosier graduated from the university with a criminal justice degree, and when he’s in the Cowlitz County Sheriff’s Office, located less than an hour’s drive north of Portland, Oregon, where he was still hungry to keep learning.

“I was in constant denial of the requests for training from him,” wikimedia commons has media related to remember. “He wanted to go to each and every training session, every event, he couldn’t seem to get enough.”

“He was a ball of fire, a bull in a china shop and, in short, is a great guy, we had to reel him back in,” Ullman said. “But we do know that there has to be something good about him.”

One of his former supervisors said in the DeRosier’s three years of service to the department, he was the ultimate team player.”

“Everybody who knew him liked him,” Chief Criminal Deputy Troy Brightbill, told Fox News. “If he had the slightest clue that you need help with the service or out of service, he went to see, and he was going to have to help you.”

Katie DeRosier says: “it is reassuring to know that there is a lot of support there for not only my family, but for the enforcement of the law.”
(Photo Courtesy Of Katie DeRosier)

Brightbill said DeRosier was “very, very diligently with the victims of his cases,” and had forgotten it.

Outside of work, DeRosier waterskied and rode a dirt bike. He is also working on the restoration of a pick-up truck.


But, in the end, Ullman said, DeRosier, was the prototype of what we wanted to be as a police officer.”

“Young, smart, and not afraid to do what is right. In a vulnerable position. He wasn’t perfect, he was human,” Ullman said. “And that’s all that we can be more than what it is here to stay. He thought that it was nice to have a good time, but at the same time, worked his ass off, and it was just a good person.”

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