Patrol Officer Edward Thomas Richard Landers

Patrol Officer Edward Thomas Richard Landers

Barnstable Police Department, Massachusetts

End of Watch Wednesday, October 17, 1984

Edward Thomas Richard Landers

Patrol Officer Edward Landers suffered a fatal heart attack while struggling with a subject at the scene of a domestic violence call.

The man resisted and a struggle ensued as Officer Landers attempted to arrest him. Officer Landers collapsed as he attempted to place the man into handcuffs. He was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Officer Landers had served with the Barnstable Police Department for 24 years. He is survived by his wife and two children.

Bio

  • Age 50
  • Tour 24 years
  • Badge 12

Incident Details

  • Cause Heart attack
  • Weapon Person
  • Offender Not available

domestic

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Officer Landers,
On today, the 33rd anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Barnstable. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

R.I.P.
USBP

Anonymous
United States Border Patrol

October 17, 2017

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