Lieutenant Norman Allard

Lieutenant Norman Allard

New Britain Police Department, Connecticut

End of Watch Wednesday, August 16, 1978

Add to My Heroes

Norman Allard

Lieutenant Norman Allard was accidentally shot and killed while at the New Britain Police Department at 2:45 pm.

Lieutenant Allard was a United States Army Korean War veteran and had served with the New Britain Police Department for 23 years. He was survived by his wife, two sons, and two daughters.


  • Age 46
  • Tour 23 years
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire (Inadvertent)

accidental discharge, police facility

Most Recent Reflection

View all 59 Reflections

Lieutenant Allard, it has been 45 years since you were taken from us. New England law enforcement has continued to thrive, learn and become safer due to the traditions and sacrifices you, your family, and many others have made for us. Thank you for your military and law enforcement service.

Chief (Ret) Steven Marshall
Georges Mills, NH

August 16, 2023

Want even more control of your Reflection? Create a free ODMP account now for these benefits:

  • Quick access to your heroes
  • Reflections published quicker
  • Save a Reflection signature
  • View, edit or delete any Reflection you've left in the past

Create an account for more options, or use this form to leave a Reflection now.