Trooper John J. Lane

Trooper John J. Lane

New York State Police, New York

End of Watch Sunday, May 13, 1928

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.


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

Incident Details

  • Cause Fall

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May Trooper Lane's soul rest in peace.

Retired First Sergeant Thomas Webb
New York State Police

April 24, 2017

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