National Police Week 2021
To start National Police Week, this morning Vermont Motor Vehicle Inspectors went to the final resting place of Motor Vehicle Highway Patrol Inspector Robert D. Rossier and placed a rose on his gravestone in remembrance of his ultimate sacrifice for the State of Vermont.
Inspector Rossier, from Newport, died on September 9th, 1935 from injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident on September 8th, 1935 while on patrol in Brattleboro. Inspector Rossier had joined the Department of Motor Vehicles Highway Patrol in the Spring of 1935 and had just recently been assigned to Brattleboro. Inspector Rossier was survived by his wife of 8 months, Crystal, and his parents.
Vermont Motor Vehicle Inspectors join other law enforcement officers from across the nation in remembering and honoring those who have given the ultimate sacrifice.