Officer Leslie Lauterwasser

Officer Leslie Lauterwasser

California Highway Patrol, California

End of Watch Friday, June 27, 1941

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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Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
GOD Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito

July 4, 2015

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