Police Officer David RomrellRest in Peace Bro…We Got The Watch
South Salt Lake Police Department, Utah
End of Watch Saturday, November 24, 2018
Tour 11 months
Cause Vehicular assault
Offender Shot and killed
Police Officer David Romrell was intentionally struck by a vehicle fleeing from a burglary in progress at a business at 3575 South West Temple shortly before 10:00 pm.
He and other responding officers arrived at the scene as the suspects attempted to leave in a vehicle. The driver of the vehicle accelerated toward the officers and struck Officer Romrell. Other officers fired a the driver, killing him.
The passenger fled on foot but was apprehended by a canine unit a short time later.
Officer Romrell was transported to Intermountain Medical Center where he succumbed to his injuries while in emergency surgery.
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.
Nemo me impune lacessit
Day is done, Gone the sun, From the lake, From the hills, From the sky. All is well, Safely rest, God is nigh.