Motor Officer Laurence L. Sills

Motor Officer Lawrence Sills

Motor Officer
Woodland Police Department
End of Watch: June 13, 1945

Motor Officer Sills died from injuries received in a motorcycle accident on June 1, 1945, while pursuing a suspect vehicle. He hit a patch of loose gravel and lost control of his motorcycle. Hospitalized as a result of the injuries he sustained, he passed away on June 13th.

Officer Sills was born in College City and he graduated from Yuba College in Marysville before joining the Woodland Police Department where he served for 4 years.

Officer Sills was survived by his wife and two daughters.