Police Officer David Lee Hofmeyer

Police Officer David Lee Hofmeyer

Los Angeles Police Department, California

End of Watch Monday, December 12, 1988

David Lee Hofmeyer

Officer David Hofmeyer, Officer Manuel Gutierrez, and Officer Derrick Connor 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 one of the patrol cars was Officer Hofmeyer's partner and had joined the force that day.

Officer Hofmeyer had served with the agency for three years. He was survived by his expectant wife. His daughter was born in March 1989.


  • Age 25
  • Tour 3 years
  • Badge 24984

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

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Rest In Peace Brother. Thank you and your family for your service and sacrifice.

Officer Mike Robinson, (Ret)
Upland Police Dept. CA

December 12, 2017

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