Sergeant Lawrence H. Bannick

Sergeant Lawrence H. Bannick

New Jersey Department of Human Services Police, New Jersey

End of Watch Wednesday, December 7, 1977

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Lawrence H. Bannick

Sergeant Lawrence Bannick suffered a fatal heart attack after struggling with a patient at Marlboro State Hospital in Marlboro Township.

He collapsed immediately after the patient was subdued. He was transported to Freehold Area Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Sergeant Bannick was survived by his wife, four sons, daughter, and one grandchild.


  • Age 48
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge 9

Incident Details

  • Cause Heart attack
  • Weapon Person
  • Offender Not available

EDP, struggle

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While I am truly sorry for his loss, I am glad he is finally recognized for his sacrifice. Being a State of New Jersey Human Service Police Officer is a difficult job in law enforcement, dealing with a unique clientele each and every day. May he rest in peace.

NJ State Department of Human Services Police ( retired)

September 22, 2019

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