Officer Leonard L. Layton

Officer Leonard L. Layton

California Highway Patrol, California

End of Watch Sunday, November 8, 1964

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Leonard L. Layton

Officer Leonard Layton was killed in an automobile accident on U.S. Highway 101 while en route to a court hearing.

His cruiser went over an embankment while he rounded a curve on the rain-slicked highway.

The officer had been employed with the California Highway Patrol for less than one year.

Bio

  • Age 26
  • Tour 1 year
  • Badge 3411

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

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For five years I was a state beach lifeguard with Lauren at Folsom Lake. His father was also a CHP officer.

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