Officers Killed in the Line of Duty

Derrick Connor

  • Rank: Police Officer
  • Serial Number: 25472
  • Division: Central
  • Location: 5th and Wall St
  • Date Killed: Monday, December 12, 1988
  • Cause of Death: Traffic Accident


Officer Connor, Officer Manuel Gutierrez, and Officer David Hofmeyer 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 Connor was survived by his parents, son, brother and three sisters.