Officer Lynwood N. Newcomer

Officer Lynwood N. Newcomer

Hagerstown Police Department, Maryland

End of Watch Sunday, June 3, 1951

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Lynwood N. Newcomer

Officer Lynwood Newcomer was electrocuted when he stepped on a live wire while exiting his patrol car during a severe storm.

The incident happened in the 600 block of Virginia Avenue near the entrance to City Park.

Officer Newcomer was a veteran of WWII. He was survived by his wife, daughter, parents, and several sisters.


  • Age 35
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Electrocuted

Wires down

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Rest in peace Officer Newcomer.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

June 3, 2019

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