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Officer Collin James Rose

Officer Collin James Rose
  • November 23, 2016
  • Wayne State University Police Department, Michigan
  • Gull Lake Community Schools Foundation
    11775 East D Avenue
    Richland, MI 49083

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1 of 100+ | Posted by: Tim Sidebottom

“My deepest sympathy to your family. I never had the privilege to meet your son but I felt compelled to send condolences. May God confort you and I...Read More »
2 of 100+ | Posted by: Rebecca Hefner - Fort Mill, SC

“I'm sorry for your loss. I've donated to project for paws alive to support bullet proof vests for canines in Collin's memory. ”
3 of 100+ | Posted by: Jen Henrickson - Kalamazoo, MI

“To Collin's family and fiancé Nikki, I have never met you or had the privilege of meeting Collin but I felt moved to send my respects. My father...Read More »
4 of 100+ | Posted by: Jess M - Grand Rapids, MI

“My prayers are with all those Collin left behind, my heart hurts for your loss of such an extraordinary young man. May God keep all of you under his...Read More »
5 of 100+ | Posted by: A friend

“May God spare as much pain that he may with his almighty powers to Nikki, his parents and extended family in this time of extreme sorrow. As the...Read More »
6 of 100+ | Posted by: Jon O. - Southfield, MI

“May God spare as much pain that he may with his almighty powers to Nikki, his parents and extended family in this time of extreme sorrow. As the...Read More »
7 of 100+ | Posted by: Jon O. - Southfield, MI

“To the family of Collin Rose I feel your pain I am so so very sorry for your loss. I did not know him personally but my daughter went to Wayne State...Read More »
8 of 100+ | Posted by: Anna Cook - Southfield, MI

“'I'm sorry that I was not able to attend the serviceI'm so so sorry for your loss I also remember when you got the rescue dog for your boys from the...Read More »
9 of 100+ | Posted by: Rodger Brunner - Canton, MI

“Our prayers are with you and may God comfort you & family. ”
10 of 100+ | Posted by: Richard & Michelle Taylor - MI

“Dear Randy, Karen and Curtis,There are no adequate words to express how sorry Terri and I are for Collin's passing. We hope you are able to derive...Read More »
11 of 100+ | Posted by: Steve Kunkel - Augusta, MI

“Even though I do not know Officer Rose, I feel personally connected and very emotional. I think it is because my granddaughter Kathryn is a freshman...Read More »
12 of 100+ | Posted by: Paulette Beasley - South Lyon, MI

“Thank you for your service, You your family and loved ones will continue to be in our thoughts and Prayers. The Denski Family. ”
13 of 100+ | Posted by: A friend


14 of 100+ | Posted by: janice beckett - Clinton Township, MI

“On behalf of the children, families and staff of the WSU Math Corps, we send our deepest sympathies to the family of Officer Rose. His bravery and...Read More »
15 of 100+ | Posted by: Math Corps - Detroit, MI

“My heart goes out to fellow Lakeview High School graduates, Randy and Karen, and the many many others mourning Colllin's death today. May the words...Read More »
16 of 100+ | Posted by: Shirlee Hopper (Scherch), LHS '75 - MI

“He seemed to be "one of the good ones" so sad to see him go so soon...B. Hunter (Detroit, MI) ”
17 of 100+ | Posted by: A friend

“My deepest sincere sympathy to Collin's family, fiancé, WSU Police Officers and friends. My heart is with all of you.Cathy Higgins (WSU) ”
18 of 100+ | Posted by: Cathy Higgins - Harrison Township, MI

“Did not know Officer Collin Rose but I wish to send my deepest sympathy to the Rose family and fiancée Nikki on your tremendous loss. May he...Read More »
19 of 100+ | Posted by: Ricki Smith - Harrison Township, MI

“Dear Randy Karen Curtis and fiancée, We send so many prayers and so much love to you and hope that will help in ease your pain in a small way. ...Read More »
20 of 100+ | Posted by: Harold & Sherry Kowalka - OH

“May the many memories bring you some comfort during this difficult time. The entire state is praying for the friends and family of Sergeant Rose. ”
21 of 100+ | Posted by: Senator Mararet O'Brien - Portage, MI

“Randy and Karen, I'm deeply sorry for your loss. I hope you and your family find the strength to carry on and overcome your grief. ”
22 of 100+ | Posted by: Mike Gray - Holland, MI - Friend

“I did not know Collin, though I feel as if I needed to write a message expressing my deepest, sincerest sympathy to his family, and his loving...Read More »
23 of 100+ | Posted by: Jake Foggia - Woodhaven, MI

“My deepest condolences to the Rose family and fiance Nikki. What a great officer he was and loved by so many. My heart hurts for this officer...Read More »
24 of 100+ | Posted by: D Cosby - Detroit, MI

“I did not personally know Collin, yet I felt compelled to express my sincerest sympathy to the entire family on such a tragic loss. From the reports...Read More »
25 of 100+ | Posted by: Joyce Karwowicz - Warren, MI

“Dear Rose family members:Just wanted to tell each and everyone of you that I Appreciate Your supporting and sharing Collin with all of us. Law...Read More »
26 of 100+ | Posted by: A friend

“Our deepest sympathy for your loss. Linda Walowicz and Deb Ashcraft (WSU) ”
27 of 100+ | Posted by: A friend

“Rest now, brother, others will protect and honor your work! May the Lord bringpeace to your loved ones! Keep the streets of Heaven safe! ”
28 of 100+ | Posted by: Thomas Cooper - New Hudson, MI

“RIP Officer Rose! Prayers for your family both blood & blue! Thank you for your very brave service! ”
29 of 100+ | Posted by: Erlene Olson - Rosemount, MN

“We are truly saddened by the lost of such a precious life,our prayers will be with all your family. ”
30 of 100+ | Posted by: - Livonia, MI

“Dear Rose Family, Nikki, Colleagues and Friends, I never met Collin however, its clear that he touched the lives of so many . My heart breaks for...Read More »
31 of 100+ | Posted by: Sue Leslie - Ypsilanti, MI

“Mr & Mrs. Rose. I did not know your son personally, but my heart goes out to you, his siblings, fiancé, loved ones & fellow officers. From the...Read More »
32 of 100+ | Posted by: d j - canton, MI

“Randy, Karen, Curtis,and Nicole: Our deepest sympathy, our hearts are sadden and heavy. Words seem so inadequate to express the sadness we feel about...Read More »
33 of 100+ | Posted by: Kelly & Karen Priore - PA

“Thank You so Much Officer Rose...You are Hero! Prayers sent to the family...Both Blood and Blue...We Shall Never Forget Your Dedicated Service....Read More »
34 of 100+ | Posted by: Kathy Guzman - Millville, NJ

“Please know that many people in the Detroit area are praying for all of Officer Rose's family, fiance, friends and his "canine" buddies. I am so...Read More »
35 of 100+ | Posted by: A friend

“It is so sad, I am so very sorry for your loss. I didn't know him but from what I have heard and read, he was a wonderful man and officer. My heart...Read More »
36 of 100+ | Posted by: A friend

“Our family is mourning with yours. We are so sorry this has happened. God Bless your family and all of the Police force. ”
37 of 100+ | Posted by: Billy and Kim Berry - Roseville, MI

“God bless the entire family during this most difficult time. I didn't know Collin, but after reading about everything he stood for and believed in,...Read More »
38 of 100+ | Posted by: Lisa Salamone - St. Clair Shores, MI

“Dear Rose Family, my prayers are for you during this most difficult time. Your son was a caring and brave person, who protected our community. Words...Read More »
39 of 100+ | Posted by: Merilyn Merkison - Detroit, MI

“Randy and family, I'm so terribly sorry for your loss. Your family will be in my continued prayers. Angie Arnett-MandellaUniversal Forest Products ”
40 of 100+ | Posted by: Angie Arnett-Mandella - Kentwood, MI

“As a mother of a fallen soldier I overheard you story on the news recently and I haven't been able to stop thinking about your family and the pain...Read More »
41 of 100+ | Posted by: Jennifer - Hendersonville, TN

“I do not know you but want to offer sincere condolences. Looking at your photos it is clear Collin was a happy, joyful, fun, committed family member...Read More »
42 of 100+ | Posted by: A friend

“God bless you and your family for your sacrifice ”
43 of 100+ | Posted by: aamir siddiqui - grosse pointe, MI

“My deepest sympathy to Mr. Rose family. Life in this world brings tears and pain. But God has promise to comfort us during difficult times like this. ”
44 of 100+ | Posted by: A friend

“You were a one fine officer, you were out there doing your job in the best way...Thank You for all that you did for the community..May your soul rest...Read More »
45 of 100+ | Posted by: Harinder NIGAH - WEST BLOOMFIELD, MI

“Dear Rose Family,I am so sorry for your loss. My prayers are with each one of you during this difficult time. I am a Class of 2015 Wayne State...Read More »
46 of 100+ | Posted by: Adam Waller - Sterling Heights, MI

“Rest in Peace Officer Collin Rose. Thank you for your service to the community. ”
47 of 100+ | Posted by: - Newport, MI

IN VALOR, THERE IS HOPE “I have no words. Knowing Collin and spending time with him was an honor and privilege. I will not forget his laughter and jokes and his gesture of...Read More »
48 of 100+ | Posted by: Rish Mitra - Ferndale, MI

“Sending my thoughts and prayers. Praying that knowing you are home with your savior brings peace to your loved ones. ”
49 of 100+ | Posted by: Barb Sterrett - Cane Ridge, TN

“Karen & Randy,Our hearts are breaking for the both of you and Nicole. As a mother of a police officer .... as well as a son who graduated from GLHS...Read More »
50 of 100+ | Posted by: Jane McDonagh - RICHLAND, MI

“Our heartfelt sympathy and prayers to the Rose family, Nikki, his colleagues, friends, WSU, and the community. What a privilege and and an honor to...Read More »
51 of 100+ | Posted by: The Torrico-Woo Families - MI

“Missing our friend ”
52 of 100+ | Posted by: Kelly Hodorek - Dearborn, MI

“We have no words to tell you how sad we are for your family. We have been friends of Dianna's for a very long time. We pray for God to strengthen you...Read More »
53 of 100+ | Posted by: Marilyn and Clark Bunton - CA

“My Condolences to WSU POLICE OFFICER ROSE Family. ”
54 of 100+ | Posted by: Thomas Taylor - Detroit, MI


55 of 100+ | Posted by: Marjorie Link - Charlotte, MI

“Our sincerest condolences to Karen, Randy, and the rest of Collin's family and friends. You are in our thoughts. ”
56 of 100+ | Posted by: Eric & Erika Latchaw - MI

“My sincere and heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of Collin Rose. ”
57 of 100+ | Posted by: laurie s - novi, MI

“My sincere and deepest sympathy to the tragic loss of Officer Collin Rose. His dedicated service to the students, faculty, and community of Wayne...Read More »
58 of 100+ | Posted by: Mike Hogg - Allen Park, MI

“As faculty, staff and students of Wayne State University, our hearts are heavy with news of Officer Rose's passing. Our thoughts are with his family,...Read More »
59 of 100+ | Posted by: WSU College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

“My deepest condolences to Officer Rose's fiance and family, including his law enforcement / canine family. I was there in the vicinity to pick up my...Read More »
60 of 100+ | Posted by: Bernard Ang - Rochester Hills, MI

“Our deepest sympthy for your loss. Collin touched everyone he came in contact with, either with his big heart or unforgettable smile. He was an...Read More »
61 of 100+ | Posted by: Rick and Lee Herbert - Kalamazoo, MI

“As a WSU student, I appreciate the officers keeping the campus safe. My deepest sympathy to the family and friends of officer Rose. Bonnie Karam ”
62 of 100+ | Posted by: Bonnie Karam - Chesterfield, MI

“My sincere sympathy to the family. Please be comforted knowing. GOD's kingdom will bring peace. We pray for it. MATTHEW6:10 ”
63 of 100+ | Posted by: Diane - Greensboro,, NC

“My heart is so heavy. I did not know your son but I am a mother and I am a daughter of a retired police officer. When I look at your pictures I see a...Read More »
64 of 100+ | Posted by: Paulette White - Ecorse, MI

“To the family of Offer Collin Rose. Please know that the thoughts and prayers of the entire membership of the Greater Kalamazoo Fraternal Order of...Read More »
65 of 100+ | Posted by: John R Cross President - MI

“My deepest sympathy goes out to the Rose family and Nicole. I am not only a WSU employee, but my husband is a Detroit police officer. In looking...Read More »
66 of 100+ | Posted by: Carol Blackburn - MI

“To the Rose family, We here at WSU are very sadden for your lost. We pray that God gives you the strength to carry on and know that Collin will be...Read More »
67 of 100+ | Posted by: Norma Hughey - Detroit, MI

“Im gonna miss your smile while hanging around WSU by the Student Ctr. Bldg. LisaRenee McCrary ”
68 of 100+ | Posted by: LisaRenee McCrary - Detroit, MI

“Nicole, the Rose family and the Salgot family, words cannot express the sadness felt for the loss of your Collin. Bless Collin and each and...Read More »
69 of 100+ | Posted by: Charlotte Christiansen - MI

“Randy Rose and Family,I am very saddened to hear of the passing of your son Collin while he was on duty protecting the students of Wayne State. He is...Read More »
70 of 100+ | Posted by: Tom VanHootegem - Plano, TX

“Our thoughts and prayers go out to the extended Rose Family. Our son Steve met Collin in his first year at Ferris. They were good friends and...Read More »
71 of 100+ | Posted by: P Settimo - Williamsburg, VA

“Although I did not personally know Collin, I grieve with and for you. As an employee of WSU, I feel the sense of loss among our community. May his...Read More »
72 of 100+ | Posted by: Gail Evans-Hoze - Detroit, MI

“Randy, Karen and all the family. Our hearts break for you in the unimaginable loss. May the love you feel from all those that are touched by the loss...Read More »
73 of 100+ | Posted by: Jim & Arlene Austin - Canton, MI

“Collin - your loss is irreplaceable. Thank you for your courageous efforts in keeping us safe.May you rest in peace.Our sincere condolences to your...Read More »
74 of 100+ | Posted by: Maha Srinivasan - Troy, MI

“Karen and Randy, I am so sorry for the loss of your son Collin. As a fellow law enforcement officer, the loss of a courageous man strikes twice as...Read More »
75 of 100+ | Posted by: Jan Crumpton-Erlandson - MI

“Randy and family,I am so sorry for your loss.May God keep Collin in the palm of his hand. ”
76 of 100+ | Posted by: Kevin Shook - Lakewood, CO

“Collin you will never know how much you are Loved by the entire Rubino Family. It was an honor and pleasure to know you and we will never forget when...Read More »
77 of 100+ | Posted by: A friend

“Randy and Karen,May your many memories of Collin help to sustain you at this most difficult time. Our thoughts and prayers go out to you and your...Read More »
78 of 100+ | Posted by: Reggie Mahoney - Battle Creek, MI

“TOTHE ROSE FAMILEY YOU ARE IN MY THOGHTS AN PREY ”
79 of 100+ | Posted by: DEBRA WILLIAMS - WARREN, MI

“There are simply no words. My heart is heavy for all of you. All of you are in my prayers. ”
80 of 100+ | Posted by: Jenny Sterrett - Nashville, TN

“We are so sorry for your loss. Our prayers are for you and your family. Remembering Collin and Curtis as students at Zion school in Bridgeville. ...Read More »
81 of 100+ | Posted by: Peggy Glasser - Bethel Park, PA

“Dear Karen, Randy and Curtis,Although it has been years since I taught Collin and Curtis at Zion Lutheran School in Bridgeville, PA, my memories of...Read More »
82 of 100+ | Posted by: Carrie Lemonovich - Bridgeville, PA

“Thank you to the family and friends of Collin Rose Thank you for sharing his love and passion for his community with us May the love and strength of...Read More »
83 of 100+ | Posted by: Phillips - Lithonia, GA

“Heartfelt condolences to Officer Rose's family, friends and colleagues. Our sincere sympathy...Doris and Pat O'Brien ”
84 of 100+ | Posted by: Doris O'Brien - Bluffton, SC

“May the love of the LORD wrap his arms and give you peace as you continue journey in life without you son, brother, fiance, and friend. Rest in peace...Read More »
85 of 100+ | Posted by: Susan - Roscoe, IL

“Rest In Peace Officer Collin Rose. Thank you for your protection and may God be with you. Prayers to your family and friends. ”
86 of 100+ | Posted by: The Hoare's - Mattawan, MI


87 of 100+ | Posted by: Valenda Newell - Indianapolis, IN

“An angel has gained his wings.. ”
88 of 100+ | Posted by: A friend

“Clyde and Wolverine, I am sure you are confused because your partner Officer Rose is no longer with you on earth. I hope you find comfort knowing...Read More »
89 of 100+ | Posted by: Susan - Roscoe, IL

“My heartfelt condolences to Collin's family,friends and colleagues. Thank you for your dedicated service Collin. May you rest in eternal peace ”
90 of 100+ | Posted by: Latisha Eggleston - Austin, TX

“I salute you Officer Rose for your service. My heartfelt condolences to your fiancé, family, friends and police family. The loss of yet another...Read More »
91 of 100+ | Posted by: Ms Randi Dombecke - Roseville, MI

“So sorry for your loss. My nephew went to school with him and in the same line of work. What a shame. I donated a small amount to go fundme in his...Read More »
92 of 100+ | Posted by: Carey Kjellin - Irvine, CA

“My prayers go out to All police officer servicing us. This is a very tragic for this family and coworkers. I have a nephew and a neice that worked...Read More »
93 of 100+ | Posted by: A friend

My warmest condolences to family and friends
94 of 100+ | Posted by: Jackie Jackson

“I am saddened by the loss of Officer Rose. My prayers are with the Rose family and friends. May you be comforted knowing God is a help that is...Read More »
95 of 100+ | Posted by: Kathy - MD

“As a student and faculty of Wayne State University, I thank you for your service and keeping the University safer. I'm praying for your family and...Read More »
96 of 100+ | Posted by: Jeffrey Edwards - Detroit, MI


97 of 100+ | Posted by: So sorry for your lost .RIP Margaret janiszewski - MI

“Thank you for serving our country,city of Detroit and Wayne State University Police Department. Thank you for your dedication and courage. Me any my...Read More »
98 of 100+ | Posted by: My'Kila Allix - Hamtramck, MI

“Thank you Officer Rose for your service and for making the ultimate sacrifice for our safety. May you find peace in your heavenly home as we...Read More »
99 of 100+ | Posted by: Sylvia - Detroit, MI

“I am a student at Wayne State University. Thank you so much Officer Rose for making WSU a safer place. <3 ”
100 of 100+ | Posted by: A friend


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Officer Collin James Rose, age 29, passed away on November 23, 2016. Collin leaves behind his lovely fiancé, Nicole Salgot, parents; Randy and Karen Rose, brother, Curtis, Grandma, Margaret Rysz, Grandpa, Clifford Rose, Aunts and Uncles; Debbie (Fred) Winkler, Diana (Robert) Shafer and David (Cheryl) Rose, in laws; Cheryl (Steve) Salgot, brothers in law; Mark (Karen Light) Poulter and Matt Salgot and his dogs; Clyde and Wolverine. He had many cousins, friends, and family in blue that are going to miss him as well.

Collin was a big supporter of anything involving fallen officers. He rode in the Unity Tour where he later proposed to Nikki. He was a member of the Metro Detroit Schutzhund Club where they trained the dogs using the schutzhund style of training. Collin had his own mug on the wall at the Baffin Brewery. Collin's life was taken much too soon but not before he was able to make a huge impact on all of the lives of those who knew him.

Public visitations will be held 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Wednesday November 30th at Ford Field, 2000 Brush St. Detroit, MI 48226 and from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. at the Kaul Funeral Home, 28433 Jefferson Ave, St. Clair Shores, MI 48080. Public visitation will also be held 10:00 to 11:00 a.m., Thursday, December 1st at the St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church, 22412 Overlake St., St. Clair Shore, MI 48080 where a Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11:00 a.m. Interment will follow at approx. 1:00 pm at Resurrection Cemetery, 18201 Clinton River Rd. Clinton Twp, MI 48038. A Memorial Mass will also be celebrated at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, December 2nd at St. Ann Catholic Church, 12648 East D Ave, Augusta, MI 49012. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Collin's honor may de directed to the Gull Lake Community Schools Foundation, 11775 East D Avenue, Richland, MI 49083. The Farley Estes Dowdle Funeral Home & Cremation Care, Richland Chapel (269-629-6022) is assisting Collin's family with his local arrangements.