Police Officer Derrick Christopher Connor

Police Officer Derrick Christopher Connor

Los Angeles Police Department, California

End of Watch Monday, December 12, 1988

Derrick Christopher Connor

Officer Derrick Connor, Officer Manuel Gutierrez, and Officer David Hofmeyer were killed in an automobile accident while responding to backup detectives making an auto-theft arrest in downtown Los Angeles. The two patrol cars the officers were riding in collided at an intersection. A fourth officer in Officer Hofmeyer's patrol car suffered a broken neck but survived.

Officer Connor had served with the agency for 18 months. He was survived by his parents, son, brother and three sisters.

Bio

  • Age 28
  • Tour 1 year, 6 months
  • Badge 25472

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

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Officer Connor,
On today, the 30th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you to you and your fellow Officers who were also killed in that accident for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Los Angeles. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

R.I.P.
USBP

Anonymous
United States Border Patrol

December 12, 2018

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