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.


  • Age 26
  • Tour 1 year
  • Badge 3411

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

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Thank you for your service and rest in peace always knowing that your sacrifice will never be forgotten by your law enforcement brethren.

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

November 8, 2020

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