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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I remember when Les Stiles told us that you had been hired with Brian & Devin at BPD. I later moved away but heard about you from friends, saw your procession on TV. You were a good man though I only briefly spoke with you.

Cpl C. Johannessen
Idaho Dept of Correction (Raised in Bend since 1972)

September 29, 2019

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