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 Bill Lehn 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 at the intersection of Clinton Avenue and San Pablo Avenue, causing a collision in which he was ejected from his motorcycle.

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


  • Age 38
  • Tour 7 years
  • Badge 500

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicle pursuit
  • Weapon Automobile
  • Offender Not available

stolen vehicle, vehicle pursuit

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Rest In Peace brother. May God bless your family and protect the Fresno Police Department officers. Saw your memorial on CA-99.

Ofc. Jesse Minton
Arlington TX PD

June 7, 2022

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