Patrolman Karl J. Liebengood

Patrolman Karl J. Liebengood

Burton Police Department, Michigan

End of Watch Tuesday, January 11, 1955

Karl J. Liebengood

Patrolman Liebengood was killed in an automobile accident while he and another officer responded to an emergency call involving a woman attempting to commit suicide.

Their patrol car was struck by a truck at the intersection of Bristol Road and South Saginaw Road. Patrolman Liebengood was transported to Hurley Hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.

Patrolman Liebengood had served with the Burton Police Department for 2 years. He was survived by his wife, four children, mother, and nine siblings.


  • Age 50
  • Tour 2 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

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Your heroism and service is honored today, the 57th anniversary of your death. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Time never diminishes respect. You will always be honored and revered.

Rest In Peace

Phyllis Loya
Mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05

January 11, 2012

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