Login | About Us | Contact Us | Search Connect With ODMP Facebook Twitter
ODMP Remembers...

Patrolman Joseph Lauer | Canton Police Department, Ohio Canton Police Department, Ohio

Patrolman

Joseph Lauer

Canton Police Department, Ohio

End of Watch: Thursday, June 14, 1928

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 32

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Paroled in 1960

· Leave a Reflection
· Add to My Heroes
· Update this memorial

Share this memorial:
Email to a Friend

Patrolman Joseph Lauer was shot and killed while attempting to arrest a man suspected of robbing a service station. He encountered the subject at the intersection of Dewalt Avenue and 3rd Street, NW, where the two exchanged shots. Patrolman Lauer was fatally wounded, but was able to wound the suspect. The subject was taken into custody and charged with first degree murder.

The suspect was convicted of Patrolman Lauer's murder and sentenced to life in prison on October 12, 1928. He was paroled August 26, 1960.

Patrolman Lauer was survived by his wife and two children.

Leave a Reflection · Update Memorial

View all 5 Reflections

Most Recent Reflection

Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
GOD Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito
Texas
June 15, 2015

 

Create an account for more options, or use this form to leave a Reflection now:

(will show below Reflection)
(will show below Reflection)
(e-mail remains private)
Remember my rank, agency and email address
I have read and agree to the Reflections Terms of Use
(revised 5/31/2012)
 
All 2017 Deaths