Jail Officer
Gregory Owen Cushing
LaGrange County Sheriff's Department
Monday, October 30, 1995

Age: 19
Served: 6 months
Badge #: 44-28
Panel 45W, Line 20
Panel L17, Line 2

Incident Details

Cause of Death:
Automobile accident
Date/Time of Incident:
Monday, October 30, 1995
07:15 pm
Incident to Death Duration:
Same day
Incident Location:
U.S. 20 and County Road 200 East
Incident County:
LaGrange
Incident Township:
Bloomfield
Weapon Used:
None
Suspect Disposition:
None
Burial Place:
United Methodist Church Cemetery, Howe

   Jail Officer Gregory Cushing was killed in a two-vehicle accident while on duty.

   He was a passenger in their patrol car when his partner struck the rear of a semitrailer that was making a left-hand turn in front of them.

   He was survived by his parents and brother.

Historical Notes

• Jail Officer Cushing is the youngest known officer killed in the line of duty in Indiana.
• He also is the second youngest known officer killed in the line of duty in the United States.



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