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Trooper Lawrence P. Gleason | New York State Police, New York New York State Police, New York


Lawrence P. Gleason

New York State Police, New York

End of Watch: Monday, February 11, 2002

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 28

Tour: 1 year

Badge # 4686

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Rifle

Offender: Committed suicide

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Trooper Lawrence Gleason was shot and killed when he responded to a domestic disturbance call in Crown Point, New York.

He was talking to the female complainant at approximately 0900 hours when the male suspect arrived at the residence. The male then fired three shots into the home with a rifle, fatally wounding Trooper Gleason. The fatal round struck Trooper Gleason in the back, penetrating his vest. The suspect then entered the home, murdered his girlfriend, and then committed suicide.

Trooper Gleason had been employed with the New York State Police for one year, and is survived by his fiancée, parents, and sisters.

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As your partner in NYC during 9/11 and author of your tribute in the PBA magazine, I think of you often and miss you buddy.

Lieutenant Michael Garrett
August 11, 2017


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