Patrolman George Gusrang

Patrolman George Gusrang

Burlington City Police Department, New Jersey

End of Watch Friday, November 22, 1907

George Gusrang

Patrolman George Gusrang was shot and killed without warning while speaking to several citizens.

The men had been inside a local tavern when they were approached by a stranger who started speaking to them about a recent murder. The men attempted to end the conversation by leaving the tavern and walking to the street. Patrolman Gusrang happened to be walking by and started talking to the men. The subject who had been speaking about the murder then exited the tavern and immediately shot Patrolman Gusrang twice without warning. After he fell to the ground the man then shot him in the chest again at pointblank range.

The man then committed suicide.

Patrolman Gusrang was survived by his wife and two children.

Bio

  • Age 49
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Committed suicide

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Your heroism and service is honored today, the 104th anniversary of your death. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Rest In Peace

Phyllis Loya
mother of fallen officer Larry Lasater, PPD, eow 4/24/05

December 3, 2011

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