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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NEVER FORGET! On behalf of the Ohio Bureau of Criminal Identification & Investigation, we honor the dedicated service and ultimate sacrifice of Patrolman Walter Chapman of the Cleveland Division of Police, Ohio and the additional 75 American Peace Officers who have paid the ultimate sacrifice on this date in history.

Superintendent Joe Morbitzer
Ohio Bureau of Criminal Identification & Investigation

August 22, 2019

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