Patrick Ambroise (1975-2010)
End of Watch: Saturday, May 15, 2010
Trooper Ambroise was killed when his patrol car was struck from behind while he was stopped on the shoulder of the Florida Turnpike, near Okeechobee Road. A vehicle traveling on the turnpike suddenly veered onto the shoulder and struck Trooper Ambroise’s patrol vehicle, causing it to burst into flames, and trapping him inside.
Trooper Ambroise had served with the residents of Florida, with the Florida Highway Patrol, for four years. His career with the FHP began June 20, 2005. He was a member of the 111th Recruit Class in Tallahassee, from June 20, 2005 to January 12, 2006. He was assigned to Troop K (Miami-Turnpike). At the time of his death, he was 35. He is survived by his wife, Roberta and two young daughters, mother and five siblings.