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Police Officer Lawrence A. Adam | Detroit Police Department, Michigan Detroit Police Department, Michigan

Police Officer

Lawrence A. Adam

Detroit Police Department, Michigan

End of Watch: Thursday, July 1, 1943

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 29

Tour: 5 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Not available

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Officer Adam was shot and killed during the Detroit Race Riots of 1943. He and three other officers had responded to the corner of Brush and Vernor Streets when Officer Adam was struck in the groin by a shot fired from a nearby hotel.

Officer Adam had served with the Detroit Police Department for 5 years. He was survived by his wife.

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Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
GOD Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito
Texas
July 4, 2015

 

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