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City of Hayward Police Dept
Tuesday January 14th, 2020 :: 11:17 a.m. PST


LASD Detective Amber Leist

On Sunday, Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department Detective Amber Leist, who was off-duty, saw an elderly woman fall down in a crosswalk as she tried to navigate a busy street. Detective Leist got out of her car and helped the woman to safety. Sadly, as Detective Leist returned to her car she was struck by a vehicle and later died.

Our deepest condolences to the Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department and the Leist family. You are in our hearts.

City of Hayward Police Dept
300 W Winton Ave
Hayward, CA 94544

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 510-293-7000

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