Patrolman Gary L. Twyman

Patrolman Gary L. Twyman

Lynn Police Department, Massachusetts

End of Watch Monday, October 9, 1995

Gary L. Twyman

Patrolman Gary Twyman was killed after being stabbed. Patrolman Twyman, off duty and unarmed, was defending a woman who was being attacked by a knife wielding man. The man was later found by responding officers and was shot in the leg after refusing to surrender.

The suspect was convicted of first degree murder and sentenced to life without parole.

Patrolman Twyman had served with the agency for nine years.


  • Age 39
  • Tour 9 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Stabbed
  • Weapon Edged weapon; Knife
  • Offender Sentenced to life

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Every day i think about you and wonder how live would be different had you still been here. i always hear stories about you when i talk to Nana (your mom) or my Dad ( your brother) you will forever be loved by all. I know i was only a baby when it happened but i fell like their is a lot of you in me from the things i have been told. I love you uncle Gary!

Bobby twyman

August 3, 2018

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