Police Officer Lawrence F. Tierney

Police Officer Lawrence F. Tierney

St. Paul Police Department, Minnesota

End of Watch Wednesday, November 14, 1934

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Lawrence F. Tierney

Officer Lawrence Tierney was shot and killed while pursuing a robbery suspect on Avon Avenue. As the suspect fled from other officers he ran into Officer Tierney. The two exchanged shots and Officer Tierney was fatally wounded. As the man continued to flee he was shot and wounded by other suspects. He was apprehended at his home, convicted of first degree murder, and sentenced to life in prison.

Officer Tierney had been with the agency for nine years.


  • Age 32
  • Tour 9 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Incident Date Not available
  • Weapon Handgun; .38 caliber
  • Offender Not available

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I would like to correct my post. I am John Tierney Lawrence's great nephew.

John Tierney
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January 23, 2014

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