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Sergeant Richard Jacob Lawrence | LaPorte Police Department, Indiana LaPorte Police Department, Indiana


Richard Jacob Lawrence

LaPorte Police Department, Indiana

End of Watch: Friday, September 9, 1988

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 45

Tour: 16 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Heart attack

Weapon: Not available

Offender: Not available

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Sergeant Richard Lawrence was responding to a domestic call when he suffered a fatal heart attack.

He had arrested a female subject following a brief struggle. He placed the woman in his patrol car and then went back into the home to check on the welfare of several children when he began having difficulty breathing and collapsed.

Sergeant Lawrence had served with the LaPorte Police Department for 16 years.

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Rest in Peace, Sergeant Lawrence. Your sacrifice is not forgotten.

Officer 11169
April 5, 2013


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