Trooper Brooks D. Lawson

Trooper Brooks D. Lawson

Alabama Department of Public Safety, Alabama

End of Watch Thursday, July 31, 1969

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Brooks D. Lawson

Trooper Brooks Lawson was struck and killed by a train at an unprotected crossing while in pursuit of a fleeing vehicle in a rural area in Wilcox County. During the pursuit, his view of the train crossing was impeded and he was struck.

He is survived by his wife, his three young sons, and his infant daughter.


  • Age 29
  • Tour Not available
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Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by train

vehicle pursuit

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Rest in peace as a person who wants to be a future lawman I am always thankful for the ultimate sacrifice officers make on a daily basis, thank you for your service you may be gone but your are never forgotten.

Robert Jones

November 12, 2019

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