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 28-year-old 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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On this 41st year of your untimely yet heroic departure, please know that your memory and sacrifice still lives on among your LE brethren, both active and retired.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police

June 13, 2020

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