Patrolman John Laufhutte

Patrolman John Laufhutte

Columbus Division of Police, Ohio

End of Watch Tuesday, August 22, 1916

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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NEVER FORGET! On behalf of the Westerville, Ohio Division of Police, we honor the dedicated service and ultimate sacrifice of Patrolman John Laufhutteof the Columbus Division of Police, Ohio and the additional 65 American Peace Officers who have paid the ultimate sacrifice on this date in history.

Chief Joe Morbitzer
Westerville, Ohio Division of Police

August 22, 2018

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