Anthony Raymond LAUER APM
AKA Tony LAUER
Late of ?
Father to Anthony Bruce LAUER, NSWPF # 20475 ( R.I.P. )
Husband to Joy Jeanette LAUER – Police Wife ( R.I.P. )
“other possible” relation in ‘the job’: ?
NSW Police Training Centre – Redfern – Class # 041
New South Wales Police Force
Regd. # 8019
Rank: Commenced Training at Redfern Police Academy on Monday 12 April 1955 ( aged 19 years, 3 months,24 days )
Probationary Constable- appointed ? ? ?
Constable – appointed ? ? ?
Constable 1st Class – appointed ? ? ?
Detective – appointed ? ? ? ( YES )
Senior Constable – appointed 12 April 1966
Leading Senior Constable – appointed ? ? ? ( N/A )
Sergeant 3rd Class – appointed 7 December 1970
Sergeant 2nd Class – appointed 29 June 1978
Sergeant 1st Class – appointed ? ? ?
Inspector – appointed ? ? ?
Chief Inspector – appointed ? ? ?
Superintendent – appointed ? ? 1985
Chief Superintendent – appointed 22 April 1987
Executive Chief Superintendent – appointed ? ? ?
Assistant Commissioner of Police – appointed 14 September 1988
Deputy Commissioner of Police – appointed ? ? 1990
Commissioner of Police – appointed 31 March 1991 – Retirement
Final Rank: = Commissioner of NSW Police
Stations: ?, Penrith GDs, 21 Division, ?, Special Crime Squad, Criminal Intelligence Unit – CIB, Homicide Squad, Pillage Squad – C.I.B. ( Det Sgt 2/c ), ?, Lecturer – Detectives Training Courses ( 1970s ), OIC – CIB Task Force Two ( 1982 ), Detective Inspector in Charge – Penrith – Blacktown & Blue Mtns, Headquarters ( 20 Division )( Supt. ), ?, Commander – State Drug Group ( 1988 ), O.I.C. – C.I.B. , ?, Police Headquarters ( 20 Division )( Commissioner of Police ) – Resignation
Service: From 12 April 1955 to 19 February 1996 ( Resignation ) = 40 years, 10 months, 7 days Service
Retirement / Leaving age: = 60 years, 2 months, 0 days
Time in Retirement from Police: 26 years, 9 months, 11 days
Awards: Australian Police Medal ( APM ) – granted 26 January 1990 ( Assistant Commissioner )
National Medal – granted 13 April 1992 ( Commissioner )
Anniversary of National Service Medal 1951 – 1972 – granted 18 January 2002 ( Private )
Born: Thursday 19 December 1935 in Newcastle, NSW
Died on: Wednesday 30 November 2022
Age: 86 years, 11 months, 11 days
Organ Donor: NO – Age prohibitive
Event location: Home
Event date: Wednesday 30 November 2022
Funeral date: Tuesday 13 December 2022 @ 1pm
Funeral location: Grace West Anglican Church, William Howell Dve, Glenmore Park, NSW
There will be an Official Police Guard of Honour
any Future Wake location: ???
any Future Wake date: ???
( Due to current Govt. restrictions on ‘Gatherings’ due to Corona19 Virus Pandemic, some families may wish to have a Memorial Service / Wake with friends and family at a later date )
Funeral Parlour: Grace Funerals,
Buried at: ?
Memorial / Plaque / Monument located at: ?
Dedication date of Memorial / Plaque / Monument: Nil – at this time ( December 2022 )
TONY is NOT mentioned on the Police Wall of Remembrance *Not Job Related
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May they forever Rest In Peace
Retired Commissioner Anthony Raymond Lauer APM passed away on Wednesday, 30 November, aged 86 years.
He joined in April 1955 and served as Commissioner from March 1991 until his retirement in January 1996.
Over 40 years of service, retired Commissioner Lauer served in general duties, as a traffic patrol cyclist and in a range of criminal investigative roles.
He was Chief Superintendent in Charge at the Criminal Investigation Branch, Assistant Commissioner at Professional Responsibility and Deputy Commissioner before his appointment as commissioner in March of 1991.
He was a graduate of the University of Sydney, Australian Police Staff College in Manly, and attended the FBI Academy in Quantico, Virginia.
Our thoughts and prayers go out to the Lauer family and friends at this sad time.
Nothing further, than what is recorded above, is known about this person at the time of publication and further information and photos would be appreciated.