Police Officer Craig Lamont Shaw

Police Officer Craig Lamont Shaw

Lancaster Police Department, Texas

End of Watch Sunday, June 20, 2010

Craig Lamont Shaw

Officer Craig Shaw was shot and killed after responding to a shooting call at a local apartment complex in which a man had just been murdered. After arriving at the scene he and other officers began searching for the suspect.

As the officers approached the man he suddenly turned and opened fire, fatally wounding Officer Shaw. Another officer returned fire and killed the suspect.

The investigation revealed that the man who murdered Officer Shaw was the son of a police chief from a nearby agency.

Officer Shaw had served with the Lancaster Police Department for five years. He is survived by his wife and two children.

Bio

  • Age 37
  • Tour 5 years
  • Badge 2049

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Shot and killed

Most Recent Reflection

View all 260 Reflections

John 5:28, 29 - "Do not be amazed at this, for the hour is coming in which all those in the memorial tombs will hear his voice and come out". I pray that everyone can find peace in knowing that we will see this officer as well as many others again in Paradise soon. Until then, please accept my condolences.

A.W. Montgomery
Concerned Citizen

October 2, 2018

Create an account for more options, or use this form to leave a Reflection now.