OFFICER DOWN-Trooper First Class Chadwick T. LeCroy
End of Watch: Monday, December 27, 2010
Tour of Duty: 2 years
Badge Number: 744
Cause of Death: Gunfire
Date of Incident: Monday, December 27, 2010
Weapon Used: Gun; Unknown type
Suspect Info: Apprehended
Trooper Chadwick LeCroy was shot and killed in Atlanta after a short vehicle pursuit.
He had attempted to stop a vehicle with a broken headlight on Bolton Road near James Jackson Parkway. The vehicle fled until it crashed at the intersection of St. Paul Avenue and Hightower Road.
As Trooper LeCroy approached the vehicle the suspect opened fire on him, striking him twice. The subject then stole Trooper LeCroy’s patrol car and fled the scene. He was arrested a short distance away by members of the Atlanta Police Department and Cobb County Police Department.
Trooper LeCroy had served with the Georgia State Patrol for two years. He is survived by his wife and two sons.
Agency Contact Information
Georgia State Patrol
Public Information Office
PO Box 1456
Atlanta, GA 30371
Phone: (404) 624-7597
Please contact the Georgia State Patrol for funeral arrangements or for survivor benefit fund information.