Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 5 years
Badge # Not available
Incident Date: 1/27/1968
Offender: Not available
Officer Lawrence Dorsey was shot and killed while responding to a man with a gun call at 380 Eastern Avenue, NE.
When he arrived he discovered a man with a shotgun. He ordered the man to drop the gun and as he attempted to arrest him a struggle ensued. The man fired the shotgun twice, striking Officer Dorsey both times. Officer Dorsey succumbed to his wounds five days later.
Officer Dorsey had been with the agency for 5 years. He was survived by his wife and two sons.