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Chief Deputy Gordon Leonard | DuPage County Sheriff's Office, Illinois DuPage County Sheriff's Office, Illinois

Chief Deputy

Gordon Leonard

DuPage County Sheriff's Office, Illinois

End of Watch: Friday, September 27, 1929

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 39

Tour: 3 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Automobile crash

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Chief Deputy Gordon Leonard and Deputy Sheriff Ralph Hoy were killed in an automobile accident while transporting a prisoner. Their patrol car ran off the road and overturned, killing both deputies.

Chief Deputy Leonard had served with the DuPage County Sheriff's Office for three years.

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Deputy Sheriff Ralph Manning Hoy
DuPage County Sheriff's Office, Illinois
End of Watch: Friday, September 27, 1929
Cause: Automobile crash

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Chief Deputy Leonard's story was read in Richton Park Police Department's roll call on 11-08-16 to honor him.

Sgt. James Galvan
RPPD (IL)
November 9, 2016

 

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