Deputy Sheriff Lawrence Conley

Deputy Sheriff Lawrence Conley

Floyd County Sheriff's Office, Kentucky

End of Watch Wednesday, April 12, 1972

Lawrence Conley

Deputy Sheriff Lawrence Conley was shot and killed from ambush as he sat in his car at a service station on Highway 80 in Garrett at approximately 11:45 pm.

The service station had closed for the night and Deputy Conley had pulled in and parked, facing the highway. At some point someone approached and shot him twice at close range with a shotgun, killing him instantly.

Deputy Conley had served with the Floyd County Sheriff's Department for 14 months.

Bio

  • Age 43
  • Tour 1 year, 2 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Shotgun
  • Offender Not available

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Your heroism and service is honored today, the 40th anniversary of your death. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer who was murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Time never diminishes respect. Your memory will always be honored and revered.

Rest In Peace.

Phyllis Loya
Mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05

April 12, 2012

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