Constable Leon Francis Smith

Constable Leon Francis Smith

Mecklenburg County Sheriff's Office, Virginia

End of Watch Tuesday, June 2, 1925

Leon Francis Smith

Constable Leon Smith was shot and killed while attempting to take police action during a dispute while working as a taxi driver in South Hill. A passenger in his cab began arguing about the fare and produced a gun. The two exchanged shots and both were wounded.

Constable Smith was taken to a hospital in Richmond where he died the next day.

Bio

  • Age 51
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Incident Date Monday, June 1, 1925
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Not available

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Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
GOD Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito
Texas

June 2, 2015

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