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Greenwich Mourns Police Officer Who Died Of ALS

Sgt. Roger Petrone of the Greenwich Police Force passed away after a seven-year fight with Lou Gehrig's Disease.
Sgt. Roger Petrone of the Greenwich Police Force passed away after a seven-year fight with Lou Gehrig's Disease. Photo Credit: Courtesy of the Greenwich Police Department

GREENWICH, Conn. -- Twenty-year Greenwich Police Department veteran Sgt. Roger Petrone died Thursday, Feb. 20, after a seven-year battle with ALS, according to Patch.com.

Petrone was a member of the police department's SWAT and SCUBA teams before the affliction, often known as Lou Gehrig's disease, forced him out of active duty, Patch.com reported.

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