Sergeant Theodore Laux

Sergeant Theodore Laux

Newark Police Division, New Jersey

End of Watch Saturday, February 4, 1950

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Theodore Laux

Sergeant Laux was killed in an automobile accident on McCarter Highway, near Astor Street, while responding to another accident.

Sergeant Laux, a U.S. military veteran, was riding in an Emergency Squad truck that had swerved to avoid hitting a vehicle when it was struck by another car and then overturned.

Sergeant Laux was pinned underneath the truck and killed. The four other officers riding in the truck were slightly injured.


  • Age 51
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

emergency response

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Though I was not yet born I thank you for your service. Your brother was my grandfather.

Debra Russo

March 4, 2020

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