Officer Leslie Lauterwasser

Officer Leslie Lauterwasser

California Highway Patrol, California

End of Watch Friday, June 27, 1941

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Leslie Lauterwasser

Officer Lauterwasser was killed when his motorcycle collided with a drunk driver who suddenly made a U-turn in front of him on the approach to the Golden Gate Bridge. The driver was charged with drunk driving and negligent homicide.

Officer Lauterwasser was survived by his wife and child.


  • Age 30
  • Tour 3 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicular assault
  • Weapon Automobile; Alcohol involved
  • Offender Charged with negligent homicide

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Thank you for your service and know that your sacrifice will never be forgotten. Rest in peace always.

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

June 27, 2020

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