Sergeant David Larue Sandler

Sergeant David Larue Sandler

Indianapolis Police Department, Indiana

End of Watch Wednesday, June 4, 1986

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David Larue Sandler

Sergeant David Sandler was killed in a motorcycle crash while on duty after being struck by a vehicle making a left turn in front of him at an intersection in the 2700 block of Madison Avenue.

The driver of the vehicle was not charged after an investigation found that the headlight of Sergeant Sandler's motorcycle was not activated.

Sergeant Sandler had served with the Indianapolis Police Department for 24 years. He was survived by his wife, four daughters and six grandchildren.


  • Age 48
  • Tour 24 years
  • Badge 842

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash

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