Chief of Police Larry Neal Blagg

Chief of Police Larry Neal Blagg

Trumann Police Department, Arkansas

End of Watch Tuesday, January 27, 2009

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Larry Neal Blagg

Chief Larry Blagg was killed when he was struck by a falling tree branch while assisting with cleanup efforts following a winter storm.

He was moving fallen branches when a large branch covered with ice broke and fell, causing him to go into cardiac arrest. He passed away while being transported to a local hospital.

Chief Blagg had served with the Trumann Police Department for 17 years. He is survived by his wife, son, parents, and four siblings.


  • Age 39
  • Tour 17 years
  • Badge 1

Incident Details

  • Cause Accidental

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Scripture assures us that, “Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called [children] of God.” Matthew 5:9 ESV and “Greater love has no one than this, that someone lay down his life for his friends.” John 15:13 ESV.

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