Sergeant John Edward Lawrence

Sergeant John Edward Lawrence

Bend Police Department, Oregon

End of Watch Thursday, December 4, 2014

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John Edward Lawrence

Sergeant John Lawrence suffered a fatal heart attack following his shift in which he responded to a bank holdup alarm.

He returned home after completing his shift but collapsed three hours later. He was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Sergeant Lawrence had served with the Bend Police Department for 10 years and had previously served with the Deschutes County Sheriff's Office for 4-1/2 years. He is survived by his wife and two children.

Bio

  • Age 43
  • Tour 14 years, 6 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Heart attack

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Hardest call I dispatched in my life. Your career, friendship, and leadership encouraged me to continue after my dream to become an officer. In your honor, I'll take it from here Sarge.

Police Officer Bradley DeLange
Waco, TX

March 18, 2020

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