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Detective Lieutenant Liusila Brown | American Samoa Department of Public Safety, American Samoa American Samoa Department of Public Safety, American Samoa

Detective Lieutenant

Liusila Brown

American Samoa Department of Public Safety, American Samoa

End of Watch: Thursday, July 22, 2010

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 44

Tour: 19 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Handgun

Offender: Apprehended

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Detective Lieutenant Liusila Brown was shot and killed while on duty in Paga Pago at the American Samoa High Court Building.

Lieutenant Brown was providing security at the courthouse. A man had just been found not guilty of assault and weapons charges. As Lieutenant Brown stood guard in front of the courthouse, a member of the defendant's family approached him, drew a handgun, and fired numerous shots, killing him.

The suspect was taken into custody by other officers and faces murder charges.

At the time of Lieutenant Brown's murder, police officers in American Samoa were not permitted to be armed by territorial law.

Detective Lieutenant Brown had served with the American Samoa Department of Public Safety for 19 years.

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I'm sorry to have learned of the death of Detective Lt. Brown. This man stood breavely and gave his life without the opportunity to save himself. To the family of Det. Lt. Brown, you have my sincere and heartfelt condolences. To Det. Lt. Brown, Rest In Peace brother.

Thomas Webb (Retired First Sergeant)
NYSP - Troop "D" Oneida
December 28, 2012

 

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