Officers Killed in the Line of Duty

David Hofmeyer

  • Rank: Police Officer
  • Serial Number: 24984
  • Division: Central
  • Location: 5th and Wall St
  • Date Killed: Monday, December 12, 1988
  • Cause of Death: Traffic Accident


Officer Hofmeyer, Officer Manuel Gutierrez, and Officer Derrick Connor were killed in an automobile accident while responding to back up other officers who made an officer needs assistance call. The officers needing assistance were detectives making an auto-theft related arrest in downtown Los Angeles.

Officer Hofmeyer is survived by his expectant wife. His daughter was born in March 1989.