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Officer Leonard L. Layton | California Highway Patrol, California California Highway Patrol, California

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Leonard L. Layton

California Highway Patrol, California

End of Watch: Sunday, November 8, 1964

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 26

Tour: 1 year

Badge # 3411

Cause: Automobile crash

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Officer Leonard Layton was killed in an automobile accident on U.S. Highway 101 while en route to a court hearing.

His cruiser went over an embankment while he rounded a curve on the rain-slicked highway.

The officer had been employed with the California Highway Patrol for less than one year.

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Your heroism and service is honored today, the 45th 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.

Rest In Peace

Phyllis Loya
mother of fallen officer Larry Lasater
November 8, 2009

 

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