Police Officer Leonard Claude Tribble

Police Officer Leonard Claude Tribble

West Miami Police Department, Florida

End of Watch Saturday, October 18, 1958

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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.


  • 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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