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Trooper First Class John Edward Sawa | Maryland State Police, Maryland Maryland State Police, Maryland

Trooper First Class

John Edward Sawa

Maryland State Police, Maryland

End of Watch: Tuesday, March 10, 1987

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 40

Tour: 5 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Automobile accident

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Trooper Sawa and Trooper Larry Small were killed when their cruisers were struck by a tractor trailer. The officers were in the median of I-95 near Havre de Grace, Maryland, exchanging information when the semi ran off the road and struck both of the cruisers.

Trooper Sawa had been with the agency for almost five years and was survived by his wife and two children.

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Trooper Larry Eugene Small
Maryland State Police, Maryland
End of Watch: Tuesday, March 10, 1987
Cause: Automobile accident

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