Patrolman Lawrence R Gallagher

Patrolman Lawrence R Gallagher

New York City Police Department, New York

End of Watch Tuesday, July 14, 1936

Add to My Heroes

Lawrence R Gallagher

Patrolman Lawrence Gallagher was electrocuted in front of 3195 Boston Road when he attempted to rescue three people who were trapped in a car that was in direct contact with a live electrical wire.

One occupant of the vehicle was also killed.

Patrolman Gallagher was assigned to the 47th Precinct in the Bronx. His mother survived him.


  • Age 35
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge 4733

Incident Details

  • Cause Electrocuted

Most Recent Reflection

View all 9 Reflections

Rest in peace Patrolman Gallagher.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

December 22, 2021

Want even more control of your Reflection? Create a free ODMP account now for these benefits:

  • Quick access to your heroes
  • Reflections published quicker
  • Save a Reflection signature
  • View, edit or delete any Reflection you've left in the past

Create an account for more options, or use this form to leave a Reflection now.