Police Officer Leroy Joseph LaFleur, Sr.

Police Officer Leroy Joseph LaFleur, Sr.

Miami Police Department, Florida

End of Watch Friday, February 16, 1951

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Leroy Joseph LaFleur, Sr.

Police Officer Leroy LaFleur was shot and killed after surprising a man who was sleeping in a parked truck near NW 3rd Avenue and NW 14th Street.

His partner took him to Jackson Memorial Hospital where he succumbed to his wounds. The suspect fled the scene and was never apprehended.

Officer LaFleur was a U.S. Army veteran of WWII. He was survived by his wife and four sons.


  • Age 26
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun; .25 caliber
  • Offender Never apprehended

suspicious person

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Rest in peace always knowing that your service, military as well as police, and sacrifice will never, ever be forgotten by your law enforcement brethren.

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Delaware State Police (Retired)

February 16, 2021

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