Trooper Lawrence P. Gleason

Trooper Lawrence P. Gleason

New York State Police, New York

End of Watch Monday, February 11, 2002

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Lawrence P. Gleason

Trooper Lawrence Gleason was shot and killed when he responded to a domestic disturbance call in Crown Point, New York.

He was talking to the female complainant at approximately 0900 hours when the male suspect arrived at the residence. The male then fired three shots into the home with a rifle, fatally wounding Trooper Gleason. The fatal round struck Trooper Gleason in the back, penetrating his vest. The suspect then entered the home, murdered his girlfriend, and then committed suicide.

Trooper Gleason had been employed with the New York State Police for one year, and is survived by his fiancée, parents, and sisters.


  • Age 28
  • Tour 1 year
  • Badge 4686

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Rifle
  • Offender Committed suicide

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Just thinking about you today because of your devotion to both the New York State Police and to the citizens of New York State. I thank you for your service sir. As I've stated before and will do so now, Trooper Lawrence P. Gleason will never ever ever ever be forgotten. RIP.

Retired First Sergeant Thomas Webb, New York State Police.

July 2, 2020

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