Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 3 years
Badge # 12789
Weapon: Officer's handgun
Patrolman Leroy Berry in the parking lot of St. Thaddeus Catholic Church at 9540 S. Harvard Avenue after stopping two suspicious men.
He had placed the two in the back of his patrol car and were questioning them when one of them drew a weapon and opened fire, killing him. The two then stole his service weapon and badge before fleeing the scene.
Both men were eventually arrested and charged in connection with Patrolman Berry's murder.