Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 4 years
Badge # 24654
Cause: Automobile accident
Officer Manuel Gutierrez, Officer David Hofmeyer, and Officer Derrick Connor were killed in an automobile accident while responding to backup detectives making an auto-theft arrest in downtown Los Angeles. The two patrol cars the officers were riding in collided at an intersection. A fourth officer in Officer Hofmeyer's patrol car was not injured.
Officer Gutierrez had served with the agency for four years. He was survived by his parents.
Related Line of Duty Deaths
Police Officer David Lee Hofmeyer
Police Officer Derrick Christopher Connor