Assistant Chief of Police Larry Dean Duronso

Assistant Chief of Police Larry Dean Duronso

Blaine Police Department, Washington

End of Watch Monday, September 4, 1978

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Larry Dean Duronso

Assistant Chief of Police Larry Duronso and Reserve Officer Douglas Krenz were killed in an aircraft accident while searching for the body of a murder victim in Whatcom County.

Officer Krenz, a licensed pilot, was piloting the single engine plane when it experienced engine trouble and lost altitude several minutes after taking off from a field four miles west of Lynden. The plane crashed as Officer Krenz attempted an emergency landing.

Assistant Chief Duronso had served with the Blaine Police Department for seven years.


  • Age 32
  • Tour 7 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Aircraft accident

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Rest in peace always and please know that your service and sacrifice will never, ever be forgotten by your fellow law enforcement.

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Delaware State Police (Retired)

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