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Police Officer Justin A. Leo | Girard Police Department, Ohio Girard Police Department, Ohio

Police Officer

Justin A. Leo

Girard Police Department, Ohio

End of Watch: Saturday, October 21, 2017

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 31

Tour: 5 years

Badge # 324

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Handgun

Offender: Shot and killed

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Police Officer Justin Leo was shot and killed while responding to a domestic disturbance call at 408 Indiana Avenue at approximately 10:15 pm.

The subject was intoxicated and was known to have firearms inside the home. Responding officers made contact with the subject, who produced a handgun and shot Officer Leo. Another officer returned fire and killed the subject.

Officer Leo was transported to a local hospital where he succumbed to his wounds.

Officer Leo served with the Girard Police Department for five years. He worked for the Mahoning County Sheriff's Department and the Vienna Police Department prior to joining the Girard Police Department in 2012. Officer Leo is survived by his parents, aunt, and extended family.

Please contact the following agency to send condolences or to obtain funeral arrangements:

Chief of Police John Norman
Girard Police Department
100 North Market
Girard, OH 44420

Phone: (330) 545-0212

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Thank you for your sacrifice and service. Our sincere condolences to your family and co-workers. God speed.

Session 63
Zone 5 Regional Law Enforcement Training Academy
Schenectady, New York
November 16, 2017


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