Detective Giles R. Landry

Detective Giles R. Landry

Maine State Police, Maine

End of Watch Friday, March 31, 1989

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Giles R. Landry

Detective Giles Landry was shot and killed after responding to a domestic dispute in a secluded area off of Roger Sumner Road in Leeds. Upon his arrival, the suspect's girlfriend jumped into the passenger seat of his unmarked patrol car.

The suspect approached the vehicle from the rear and fired twice through the rear window with a Ruger .44 caliber rifle, striking Detective Landry and killing him instantly. He then shot and killed his girlfriend before committing suicide.

Detective Landry had served with the Maine State Police for 13 years. He is survived by his wife and daughter, and his parents and three siblings.

Bio

  • Age 36
  • Tour 13 years
  • Badge 728

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Rifle; .44 caliber
  • Offender Committed suicide

domestic

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Det. Landry,
On today, the 30th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of the state of Maine. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

BPA Mike Casey
United States Border Patrol
El Paso Station

March 31, 2019

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