Corporal Lawrence Onley

Corporal Lawrence Onley

United States Department of Defense - Naval District Washington Police Department, U.S. Government

End of Watch Tuesday, April 21, 2020

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Lawrence Onley

Corporal Lawrence Onley died after having a confirmed exposure to a COVID-19 patient while on duty.

Corporal Onley had served with the Naval District Washington Police Department for 23 years and was assigned to the Naval Research Lab. He is survived by his daughter and fiancee.

In early 2020, thousands of law enforcement officers and other first responders throughout the country contracted COVID-19 during the worldwide pandemic due to requirements of their job. Many of these first responders died as a result of COVID-19.


  • Age 63
  • Tour 23 years
  • Badge 120
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause COVID19
  • Location District of Columbia

communicable disease, COVID-19


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Rest in peace Corporal Onley. My thoughts and prayers are with your family, friends, and the members of the NDWPD during this most difficult and tragic time.

Sgt. Scott Seitz
Plainsboro Township NJ Police Department

May 22, 2020

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