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Officer Rene G. Lacau | San Francisco Police Department, California San Francisco Police Department, California


Rene G. Lacau

San Francisco Police Department, California

End of Watch: Tuesday, April 15, 1969

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 45

Tour: 19 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Assault

Weapon: Person

Offender: Convicted of manslaughter

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Officer Rene Lacau suffered a fatal heart attack while struggling with a violent subject after responding to a vehicle tampering call on Golden Gate Avenue, between Van Ness Avenue and Polk Street.

The suspect was later subdued by four other officers. He was convicted of manslaughter and sentenced to 18 months in prison.

Officer Lacau had served with the San Francisco Police Department for 19 years. He was survived by his wife, two daughters, parents and brother.

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Thinking of you on this day - the 46th anniversary of your death. Always loved - never forgotten.

Mihcelle Renee Lacau Lippert
April 15, 2015


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