Trooper Larry Lee Forreider

Trooper Larry Lee Forreider

Michigan State Police, Michigan

End of Watch Thursday, December 5, 1974

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Larry Lee Forreider

Trooper Forreider was shot and killed after he and his partner pulled over a car for defective tail lights in Alpena, Michigan. While talking with the occupants, Trooper Forreider's partner observed a gun in the vehicle. The troopers had two passengers exit the passenger side of the vehicle. Suddenly, the driver retrieved a second gun and opened fire. Trooper Forreider was struck twice. The driver fled the scene and later committed suicide as officers closed in on him.

Bio

  • Age 33
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Committed suicide

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“To live in the hearts we leave behind is to live forever.” (Carl Sagan)
Rest in peace Trooper Forreider.

Nancy
Surviving spouse of Roger Warren LAPD eow 5/8/67

December 5, 2019

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