Sergeant Donald Herbert Lansing

Sergeant Donald Herbert Lansing

Monterey Police Department, California

End of Watch Tuesday, May 4, 1971

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Donald Herbert Lansing

Sergeant Don Lansing was killed in a vehicle crash on Fort Ord while returning from the base's shooting range.

He was returning to the Monterey Police Department when his pickup truck collided with a two and a half ton Army truck. Sergeant Lansing was authorized to use his private vehicle and was on duty and in uniform at the time of the crash.


  • Age 38
  • Tour 9 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

routine driving

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Sgt. Lansing,
On today, the 50th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Monterey. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

May 4, 2021

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