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Patrolman Gary L. Twyman | Lynn Police Department, Massachusetts Lynn Police Department, Massachusetts

Patrolman

Gary L. Twyman

Lynn Police Department, Massachusetts

End of Watch: Monday, October 9, 1995

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 39

Tour: 9 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Stabbed

Weapon: Edged weapon; Knife

Offender: Sentenced to life

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Patrolman Gary Twyman was killed after being stabbed. Patrolman Twyman, off duty and unarmed, was defending a woman who was being attacked by a knife wielding man. The man was later found by responding officers and was shot in the leg after refusing to surrender.

The suspect was convicted of first degree murder and sentenced to life without parole.

Patrolman Twyman had served with the agency for nine years.

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Here it is almost 22 years later and not a day that goes by that I don't think of you. You will remain forever in my heart. I watched as you left for the last time and held your hand briefly, a moment I will never forget for the rest of my life. Still here with much love in my heart for you. The next police ball we attend together will be in Heaven!

Detective Jocelynn Kountze
Saugus Police Department
January 14, 2017

 

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