Trooper Larry Lee Forreider

Trooper Larry Lee Forreider

Michigan State Police, Michigan

End of Watch Thursday, December 5, 1974

Larry Lee Forreider

Trooper Forreider was shot and killed after he and his partner pulled over a car for defective tail lights in Alpena, Michigan. While talking with the occupants, Trooper Forreider's partner observed a gun in the vehicle. The troopers had two passengers exit the passenger side of the vehicle. Suddenly, the driver retrieved a second gun and opened fire. Trooper Forreider was struck twice. The driver fled the scene and later committed suicide as officers closed in on him.

Bio

  • Age 33
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Committed suicide

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I am writing to let the family of Larry know the women that helped catch his killer passed away on October 7th 2013. I was 9 when it happened and have never forgot his name and never will.
J.R

Jeannette Rasmussen
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February 24, 2016

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