Chief of Police R. E. Lawrence

Chief of Police R. E. Lawrence

Mount Airy Police Department, North Carolina

End of Watch Monday, October 27, 1941

R. E. Lawrence

Chief Lawrence suffered a fatal heart attack while on duty.

Chief Lawrence had served as chief of the agency for 21 years. He was survived by his wife and son.


  • Age 51
  • Tour 21 years
  • Badge CHIEF

Incident Details

  • Cause Heart attack

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Chief Lawrence - Thank you for your service to the people of Mount Airy and the State of North Carolina. May God grant you eternal rest and may His perpetual light shine upon you.

Chief K. Moreland (Ret. Sgt.)
Palmer Lake, CO PD (Ret. LAPD)

March 17, 2011

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