Deputy Sheriff Lawrence E. Schmidtlein

Deputy Sheriff Lawrence E. Schmidtlein

Lander County Sheriff's Office, Nevada

End of Watch Monday, September 21, 1964

Lawrence E. Schmidtlein

Deputy Schmidtlein was killed in an automobile accident while attempting to apprehend two juvenile runaways. His patrol overturned on a gravely portion of a state highway.


  • Age 67
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

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Your heroism and service is honored today, the 48th anniversary year of your death. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service to my home state and the birthplace of my son. 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.

Time never diminishes respect and your memory will always be honored and revered

Phyllis Loya
Mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05

September 21, 2012

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