Deputy Aaron Paul Roberts

Photo of Deputy Aaron Paul Roberts
End of Watch: Fri, Sep 7th, 2018
Cause of Death: Drowning (Accidental)
Service Time: 5 years
Age: 35

Survivors

His wife, Kim, their 6 year-old daughter and his parents.

Incident

Shortly after clearing from a 911 hangup call, Deputy Roberts radioed that his car had been swept from the roadway by water. Dispatchers were unable to make any further contact.

Numerous law enforcement, fire, and search and rescue personnel responded to the area and launched a massive search. Approximately two hours later, Deputy Roberts was located inside his vehicle approximately 100 feet off the roadway and 50 yards downstream.

Deputy Roberts had served with the agency for approximately one year and had served with the Willard Police Department for four years previously.

Agency

Greene County Sheriff's Office Patch
1010 N Boonville Avenue
Springfield, Missouri 65802
(417) 868-4040
Sheriff Jim Arnott

Tributes

There are 12 tributes for Deputy Aaron Paul Roberts.

Deputy Aaron Paul Roberts
Left by Asst Chief Dwayne Murphy on Saturday, September 8th, 2018

Resubmitting due to Autocorrect: Our hearts break each time we hear of a LODD as we lost our son on 10 months ago. Our prayers are with the Aaron Roberts family. You are a true Hero and will never be forgotten. RIP Officer Roberts