Trooper John J. Lane

Trooper John J. Lane

New York State Police, New York

End of Watch Sunday, May 13, 1928

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John J. Lane

Trooper Lane died when he fell over a stairway rail and landed on his head at the Bethpage Troop barracks. Trooper Lane was interviewing an area patrolman at the station concerning vandalism to construction equipment on the Wantagh Parkway. The Bethpage Station was located on the second floor of a store front office and when Trooper Lane leaned against the banister, he lost his balance and fell to the ground.
He died instantly from his injury.
Trooper Lane had been with the agency for six years.

Bio

  • Age Not available
  • Tour 6 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Fall

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Trooper Lane,
On today, the 91st anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of the state of New York.

BPA Mike Casey
United States Border Patrol
El Paso Station

May 13, 2019

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