Officer Vincent Eugene Munch

Officer Vincent Eugene Munch

San Luis Obispo Police Department, California

End of Watch Saturday, November 18, 1944

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Vincent Eugene Munch

Officer Vincent Munch was killed in the afternoon when his police motorcycle collided with a fire truck at the intersection of Broad Street and Higuera Street as he responded to a fire call. He was killed instantly.

Officer Munch began his career in 1939 and by 1944 he had been assigned as a traffic officer riding a motorcycle. He served five years with the San Luis Obispo Police Department.

Officer Munch was survived by his wife and two sons.


  • Age 38
  • Tour 5 years
  • Badge 14

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash


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