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Officer Larry Eugene Quinn | DeKalb County Police Department, Georgia DeKalb County Police Department, Georgia


Larry Eugene Quinn

DeKalb County Police Department, Georgia

End of Watch: Sunday, February 4, 1973

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 27

Tour: 2 years, 6 months

Badge # Not available

Cause: Vehicular assault

Weapon: Automobile

Offender: Convicted

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Officer Larry Quinn was intentionally struck by a vehicle being operated by an escaped prisoner.

Officer Quinn was armed with his shotgun and positioned outside his patrol vehicle awaiting the arrival of the suspect vehicle. When the suspect saw the officer, he drove his vehicle into the officer, killing him. The suspect was convicted of charges in connection with Officer Quinn's death.

Officer Quinn had served with the agency for 2.5 years. He was survived by his wife and two daughters.

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As I sit in my black & white listening to the radio, waiting...waiting for God knows what...I read your story and I feel the dedication and service you most likely felt many years ago when you responded to that call after sitting and listening...ever ready, ever vigilant, a true hero and guardian. You are remembered and you are cherished...RIP SIR

Corporal Chaz Williams
Amarillo Police Dept.
February 4, 2015


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