Trooper Albert Joseph Izzo

Trooper Albert Joseph Izzo

Pennsylvania State Police, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Wednesday, June 13, 1979

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Albert Joseph Izzo

Trooper Albert Izzo was shot and killed while serving a narcotics search warrant on a home in New Castle, Pennsylvania. During the raid there was an exchange of gunfire and Trooper Izzo was mortally wounded. Two suspects were charged with murder and criminal homicide and two others were charged with possession of a controlled substance.

The shooter was convicted of first degree murder and sentenced to life in prison on January 19, 1982. He was denied a new trial in 2008.

Trooper Izzo was a U.S Marine Corps veteran and had served with the Pennsylvania State Police for almost eight years. He was survived by his wife.


  • Age 35
  • Tour 7 years, 11 months
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun; .357 caliber
  • Offender Sentenced to life

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Trooper Izzo,
On today, the 40th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice-not just as a Law Enforcement Officer but for our Country as well when you served with the USMC. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

Semper Fi Devil Dog!

BPA Mike Casey
United States Border Patrol
El Paso Station

June 13, 2019

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