Officers Killed in the Line of Duty

Landon M. Dorris

  • Rank: Police Officer
  • Serial Number: 37029
  • Division: Northeast
  • Location: Riverside Dr @ 5 Fwy South ramp
  • Date Killed: Sunday, October 22, 2006
  • Cause of Death: Traffic Collision


Officer Landon Dorris was struck by the driver of a vehicle while conducting a traffic accident investigation at the intersection of Riverside Drive and Hyperion Avenue at 1:25 am.

He was seriously injured and taken to University of Southern California Medical Center, where he died several hours later.

Officer Dorris had served with the Los Angeles Police Department for 3 and a half years and had previously served for 6 years with the California Highway Patrol. He is survived by his wife, two children, mother, and two sisters.