Trooper Joseph Thomas Lanzi

Trooper Joseph Thomas Lanzi

Maryland State Police, Maryland

End of Watch Saturday, October 28, 1995

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Joseph Thomas Lanzi

Trooper Lanzi was killed in an accident while responding to assist a Cecil County deputy at the scene of a DUI accident in which the suspect was armed with a gun. During the response Trooper Lanzi's patrol car skidded during a down pour and struck a tree.

Trooper Lanzi had served with the agency for almost 5 years. He was survived by his wife, two sons, and daughter.


  • Age 37
  • Tour 5 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

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Twenty years ago today. I will never forget. RIP my brother.

Chief Deputy Gerald K. Widdoes
Cecil County Sheriff's Office

October 28, 2015

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