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


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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Today is the 20 anniversary of your vicious murder at the hands of a meaningless nobody. I hope and pray that if he is not still in prison, it is only because he died there. The only way justice would be served.

God Bless you, hero, and may you forever Rest in Peace, Brother.

Ptl. Jim Leahy, Jr.
Harvard University Police Dept.
October 9, 2015


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