Patrolman Lawrence E. Duncan

Patrolman Lawrence E. Duncan

Nassau County Police Department, New York

End of Watch Saturday, October 12, 1935

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Lawrence E. Duncan

Patrolman Duncan was killed when his police motorcycle was struck from behind by a drunk driver. The driver was indicted for second degree manslaughter and was convicted of driving under the influence of alcohol and subsequently sentenced to two to four years in prison.

Patrolman Duncan had been with the agency for six years.


  • Age 31
  • Tour 6 years
  • Badge 323

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicular assault
  • Weapon Automobile; Alcohol involved
  • Offender Guilty of DUI

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I feel so bad when I hear of any officer who dies in the line of duty.
Here was a young man, doing his job, to protect all of us.
And the bum who killed him only received 4 years.
That is a disgrace.
May he Rest In Peace.

Connie Wolfinger
West Hempstead, NY

October 14, 2016

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