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Police Officer Leland Alexander | Detroit Police Department, Michigan Detroit Police Department, Michigan

Police Officer

Leland Alexander

Detroit Police Department, Michigan

End of Watch: Friday, May 12, 1916

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 29

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Handgun

Offender: Apprehended

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Patrolman Leland Alexander was shot and killed in a gun battle with three robbery suspect.

He gave chase of one of the suspects, and was killed in an exchange of gunfire in an alleyway. All three suspects were apprehended later in the day.

Patrolman Alexander was survived by his wife.

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No amount of time can ever make us forget your service and sacrifice for our country. Thank you and RIP

John Haseltine - Civilian
May 12, 2016

 

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