Trooper Earl L. Brown

Photo of Trooper Earl L. Brown
End of Watch: Wed, Aug 31st, 1955
Date of Incident: Wed, Aug 31st, 1955
Cause of Death: Gunfire (Intentional)
Service Time: 14 years & 10 months
Age: 42


His wife Dorothy.


During a manhunt, Trooper Brown observed a suspicious person hitchhiking on US 31 near Columbus, Indiana. As he was searching the suspect, Trooper Brown was shot and killed. The suspect was judged to be insane and was committed to a maximum-security facility for life.


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