Patrolman Lawyer Young

Patrolman Lawyer Young

Drew Police Department, Mississippi

End of Watch Sunday, August 20, 1972

Lawyer Young

Patrolman Young was shot and killed by a suspect that was unhappy that he had been issued a summons for driving with no license.

The suspect was also shot and killed in the gunfire.

Patrolman Young had served with the Drew Police Department for five years and was survived by his wife and two children.


  • Age 41
  • Tour 5 years
  • Badge 2711

Incident Details

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

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Thank you for your service Officer Lawyer Young, God does have a Special Place for the Peacemakers! RIP my Brother!

Captain Timmy Townsend
Cleveland, MS Police Dept.

October 18, 2017

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