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Police Officer Harvey Glenn Lawson, Jr. | Clarksville Police Department, Virginia Clarksville Police Department, Virginia

Police Officer

Harvey Glenn Lawson, Jr.

Clarksville Police Department, Virginia

End of Watch: Tuesday, March 12, 1985

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 21

Tour: 1 year

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Shotgun

Offender: Sentenced to 50 years

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Police Officer Harvey Lawson was shot and killed while making a traffic stop on Fourth Street, near Market Street.

The driver had been arrested earlier in the day on a drunk driving charge but was released to his wife. His wife later notified police that the man was driving again.

The man was convicted of Officer Lawson's murder and sentenced to 50 years in prison.

Officer Lawson had served with the Clarksville Police Department for one year. He was survived by his wife and two daughters.

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Today, 29 years after his sacrifice, “A” Shift honors Police Officer Harvey Glenn Lawson Jr. by dedicating our watch to him. God bless you, R.I.P. brother. You will NEVER be forgotten.

Sgt. Jason Slaughter
Radford City Police Department
March 12, 2014

 

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