Police Officer Vincent Lawrence Leusch

Police Officer Vincent Lawrence Leusch

Los Angeles Police Department, California

End of Watch Monday, September 22, 1975

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Vincent Lawrence Leusch

Officer Vincent Leusch was killed when his patrol car was intentionally rammed by a suspect's vehicle during a vehicle pursuit. Officer Leusch had positioned his car across the roadway and was preparing to take cover when the suspect vehicle intentionally struck his patrol car.

He was thrown 40 feet and sustained fatal injuries. The two juvenile suspects were arrested a short time later.

Officer Leusch was a U.S Army veteran of the Vietnam war and had served with the Los Angeles Police Department for five years.


  • Age 29
  • Tour 5 years
  • Badge 16208
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicular assault
  • Weapon Automobile
  • Offender Arrested

vehicle pursuit

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Delaware State Police (Retired)

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