Officer William E. Lehn

Officer William E. Lehn

Fresno Police Department, California

End of Watch Tuesday, June 21, 1994

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William E. Lehn

Officer Lehn, 38, was killed when his motorcycle was struck by another vehicle during a pursuit. He was pursuing a stolen car when a motorist pulled out in front of him, causing him to be ejected from his motorcycle.

Officer Lehn had served with the agency for 7 years. He is survived by his wife, three daughters, step-son, grandson, mother and brother.

Bio

  • Age 38
  • Tour 7 years
  • Badge 500

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicle pursuit
  • Weapon Not available
  • Offender Not available

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Officer Lehn,
On today, the 25th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Fresno. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

Mike Casey
U.S. Border Patrol El Paso Station

June 21, 2019

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