Police Officer Leonard Claude Tribble

Police Officer Leonard Claude Tribble

West Miami Police Department, Florida

End of Watch Saturday, October 18, 1958

Leonard Claude Tribble

Officer Leonard Tribble was killed in a motorcycle accident while escorting an ambulance to a hospital at 3:30 p.m.

He was attempting to catch up with the ambulance to pass it and provide an escort when his motorcycle collided with a car at SW 61st Avenue at SW 8th Street. He was transported to a local hospital where he died 12 hours later.

Officer Tribble was a U.S. Army veteran. He had been with the agency for four years and was survived by his expectant wife.

Bio

  • Age 25
  • Tour 4 years
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash
  • Incident Date Friday, October 17, 1958

escort, motorcycle

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Read about your sacrifice in the book ,"Forgotten Heroes." Rest in peace Officer Tribble a Miami hero of honor forever.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

October 18, 2018

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