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Officer Leland Dale Anderson | Austin Police Department, Texas Austin Police Department, Texas


Leland Dale Anderson

Austin Police Department, Texas

End of Watch: Friday, June 6, 1975

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 26

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Officer's handgun

Offender: Apprehended

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Officer Leland Anderson was shot with his own weapon at 8th Street and Congress Avenue after three suspects he was attempting to arrest attacked him.

He began to question the men after noticing they were selling papers. When he attempted to arrest one of the men on outstanding traffic warrants he was attacked.

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Rest in Peace Officer Leland Dale Anderson. Thank You for your Service and Sacrifice protecting the citizens of Austin, Texas

I Pray for Peace for your Family, Friends and Co-Workers. I also Pray that the hounds of hell forever gnaw at the carcasses of your murderers. May they rot in hell for eternity.


Senior Special Agent B.L. Sherwood (Ret)
Port Terminal Railroad Police Houston, TX
June 5, 2016


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