Corrections Officer Anthony L. Brown

Corrections Officer Anthony L. Brown

Nassau County Sheriff's Department, New York

End of Watch Sunday, June 18, 1995

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Anthony L. Brown

Corrections Officer Anthony Brown was shot and killed while off-duty at 1:00 a.m., shortly after breaking up a fight between a man and a woman on Essex Street in West Babylon.

After breaking up the fight, Officer Brown returned to a party he was attending. The male suspect went home and retrieved a gun. He returned to the party, located Officer Brown, and shot him. Officer Brown was able to return fire, killing the suspect. Officer Brown later died from his injuries.

Officer Brown was a United States Army veteran and had served with the Nassau County Sheriff's Department for seven years. He is survived by his wife, two daughters, and two sons.


  • Age 30
  • Tour 7 years
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Shot and killed

off duty, retaliation

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Officer Brown,
On today, the 25th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Nassau County. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


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June 18, 2020

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