Trooper James W. Lambert

Trooper James W. Lambert

Connecticut State Police, Connecticut

End of Watch Saturday, October 29, 1960

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James W. Lambert

Trooper James Lambert was struck and killed by a drunk driver while making a traffic stop on Route 6 in Bethel.

Trooper Lambert had only served with the agency for seven months. He was survived by his parents.

An annual award, the Trooper James W. Lambert Award, was created in his honor to recognize young adults who perform life-saving acts.


  • Age 26
  • Tour 7 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by vehicle

traffic stop

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Trooper Lambert,
On today, the 60th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of the state of Connecticut. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

October 29, 2020

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