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Trooper Bruce Thompson Brown | West Virginia State Police, West Virginia West Virginia State Police, West Virginia


Bruce Thompson Brown

West Virginia State Police, West Virginia

End of Watch: Friday, October 14, 1977

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 25

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Officer's handgun

Offender: Escaped from prison

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Trooper Brown was shot and killed while he and another officer were transferring prisoners from one location to another. As they were logging the prisoners in, one of the men grabbed the other officer's service weapon.

As Trooper Brown attempted to subdue the man he was shot. The suspect was eventually apprehended and is currently incarcerated at the West Virginia Penitentiary Mt. Olive, sentenced to life without parole

Trooper Brown was survived by his wife and two daughters.

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Officer Bruce Thompson Brown Served with the Parsons, W.Va. State Trooper Dispatchment... I Will Never Forget the Day that you lost your life in the line of duty, leaving behind a wife and 2 children... Rest in Peace Trooper Brown....you may be gone, but you will Never be Forgotten. ....

Nancy Sparks
Was a Tucker Co.Citizen at the time
February 15, 2017


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