Corrections Officer Anthony L. Brown

Corrections Officer Anthony L. Brown

Nassau County Sheriff's Department, New York

End of Watch Sunday, June 18, 1995

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Anthony L. Brown

Corrections Officer Anthony Brown was shot and killed, while off-duty, shortly after breaking up a fight between a man and woman. After breaking up the fight, Officer Brown returned to a party he was attending. The male suspect returned home and got a gun. He returned to the party, located Officer Brown, and shot him. Officer Brown was able to return fire, killing the suspect. Officer Brown later died from his injuries.

Officer Brown had been with the agency for seven years and is survived by his wife, two daughters, and two sons.


  • Age 30
  • Tour 7 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Shot and killed

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My mother worked in corrections at Nassau County Jail while you were there. You were a person of valour, always trying to do the right thing. Thank you for your service and protecting Nassau County.


December 8, 2017

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