Trooper George Branny

Trooper George Branny

Michigan State Police, Michigan

End of Watch Wednesday, April 12, 1950

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George Branny

Trooper Branny was shot and killed after responding to a report of a man with a gun attacking a woman in Lansing, Michigan. He and his partner knocked on a door of the suspect's home but received no answer. As Trooper Branny looked inside a nearby window the suspect opened fire with a shotgun, killing him. Other officers exchanged shots with the suspect who then took his own life.


  • Age 26
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Shotgun
  • Offender Committed suicide

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Rest in peace Trooper Branny.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

February 14, 2019

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