Officer Gregory J. Sorenson

Officer Gregory J. Sorenson

Daytona Beach Police Department, Florida

End of Watch Monday, July 26, 1982

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Gregory J. Sorenson

Officer Gregory Sorenson succumbed to injuries sustained 18 months earlier when he was dragged by a car driven by a man he was attempting to arrest for drug dealing.

He was off duty at the time that he witnessed the drug deal and attempted to arrest the suspects. The suspects were charged with his murder but acquitted at trial.

Officer Sorenson was survived by his wife and son.

Bio

  • Age 42
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicular assault
  • Incident Date Friday, March 27, 1981
  • Weapon Automobile
  • Offender Acquitted

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I met Greg when he worked Spring Break security at the McDonald's where I worked as a teen. He was a really good guy who always protected others. He didn't deserve his horrible fate and those criminals didn't deserve their acquittals. May he rest in peace.

Joanne Landall Tinsley

September 3, 2019

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