Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 2 weeks
Badge # Not available
Cause: Struck by vehicle
Incident Date: 7/15/1924
Weapon: Not available
Suspect: Charged with manslaughter
Traffic Officer Leslie Jennings was struck and killed by a vehicle while making a traffic stop at the intersection of Fifth Street and Broadway. The vehicle that was struck him was being driven by a high school student. The boy was charged with manslaughter.
Officer Jennings had served with the Muskogee Police Department for only 2 weeks. He was survived by his wife, parents, sister, and two brothers.