Officer David Romrell

Died on November 24, 2018

Age 31
South Salt Lake Police Department

On November 24, 2018, South Salt Lake Officers responded to a business burglary in-progress near 3575 S. West Temple. Officers attempted to stop two suspects who were fleeing the scene in a vehicle. The driver accelerated toward the officers and struck Officer Romrell. Officer Romrell was transported to the Intermountain Medical Center in critical condition. Unfortunately, Officer Romrell succumbed to his injuries.

Officer Romrell was a U.S. Marine Corps veteran and had served with the South Salt Lake Police Department for 11 months. He is survived by his wife and 4-month-old child. Officer Romrell was the first South Salt Lake Police Officer killed in the line of duty.


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5 responses to “Officer David Romrell”

  1. James Peters says:

    Our deepest condolences and heartfelt wishes to the family, friends, and fellow officers of Officer Romrell. We are deeply saddened by this news within our community.

  2. Joanne says:

    My deepest condolences to his family and his law enforcement family. These men and women go out every day never knowing if they will
    Return home. They have my respect.

  3. Dan Leifson says:

    Semper Fi, Brother. You lived your life in service to others. It breaks my heart in that it is always the best and brightest people who lose their lives. There are no words to express the love and sorrow all mixed up in my heart.

  4. Cindy says:

    As a family of LEO’S I’m sending the family heartfelt condolences…may God be with you all. Warm hugs

  5. Penny Murdock says:

    Our sincere sympathies to the loved ones of Officer Romrell. May he rest in peace knowing the gratitude of so very many for the service he gave. May his family as well know he will not be forgotten & may their memories of him hold & inspire them as well as those he touched. God Bless

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