Sergeant Lawrence Michael Craig

Sergeant Lawrence Michael Craig

Carteret Police Department, New Jersey

End of Watch Monday, August 15, 2016

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Lawrence Michael Craig

Sergeant Lawrence Craig suffered a fatal heart attack shortly after directing traffic around a disabled motorist during a period of high temperatures.

He cleared from the scene and a short time later radioed dispatch that he needed assistance. Responding officers and fire personnel located him near 240 Roosevelt Avenue and attempted to revive him with CPR and a defibrillator but were unsuccessful. He was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Sergeant Craig had served with the Carteret Police Department for 37 years. He is survived by his three children and mother.


  • Age 57
  • Tour 37 years
  • Badge 77

Incident Details

  • Cause Heart attack

directing traffic

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Rest in peace always knowing that your service and sacrifice will never, ever be forgotten by your law enforcement brethren.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

August 15, 2020

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