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Detective Giles R. Landry | Maine State Police, Maine Maine State Police, Maine

Detective

Giles R. Landry

Maine State Police, Maine

End of Watch: Friday, March 31, 1989

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 36

Tour: 13 years

Badge # 728

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Rifle; .44 caliber

Offender: Committed suicide

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Detective Giles Landry was shot and killed after responding to a domestic dispute in a secluded area. Upon his arrival the suspect's girlfriend jumped into the passenger seat of his unmarked patrol car.

The suspect approached the vehicle from the rear and fired twice through the rear window with a Ruger .44 caliber rifle, striking Detective Landry and killing him instantly. He then shot and killed his girlfriend before committing suicide.

Detective Landry had served with the agency for 13 years. He is survived by his wife and daughter, and his parents and three siblings.

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