Policeman John Thomas Lawler

Policeman John Thomas Lawler

Los Angeles Police Department, California

End of Watch Monday, July 9, 1973

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John Thomas Lawler

Policeman John Lawler was killed in a motorcycle crash on a local freeway.

Policeman Lawler was a U.S. Army veteran and had served with the Los Angeles Police Department for 13 years. He is survived by his wife, five children, and two stepchildren.


  • Age 40
  • Tour 13 years
  • Badge 10502
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash


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I wish I had a chance to get to know you, but I was way too young when you passed. I think about what life would be like if I had my Father to grow up with. I am very proud of having a father that served as and officer of LAPD.

Patricia Calderon

July 10, 2023

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