Patrolman John Laufhutte

Patrolman John Laufhutte

Columbus Division of Police, Ohio

End of Watch Tuesday, August 22, 1916

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John Laufhutte

Patrolman Laufhutte was shot and killed while investigating a suspicious vehicle and its occupants. No suspects were ever identified.

Patrolman Laufhutte had only been with the agency for 18 months.

Bio

  • Age 32
  • Tour 1 year, 6 months
  • Badge 132

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Case never solved

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Your assailants may have never been caught but they surely faced a higher justice at a later time. Rest in peace always knowing that your service and sacrifice will never, ever be forgotten by your law enforcement brethren.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

August 22, 2020

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