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Officer Joseph Halbert Leavelle, Jr. | Eutaw Police Department, Alabama Eutaw Police Department, Alabama

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Joseph Halbert Leavelle, Jr.

Eutaw Police Department, Alabama

End of Watch: Sunday, June 13, 1971

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 21

Tour: 6 months

Badge # Not available

Cause: Vehicle pursuit

Weapon: Automobile

Offender: Never apprehended

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Officer Leavelle and Officer Wiley Clark were killed in an automobile accident while pursuing a vehicle that had been driving in a reckless manner at 0200 hours. The driver of the vehicle was never apprehended.

Officer Leavelle had served with the agency for only 6 months and was survived by his wife, parents, sister, and two brothers.

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Patrolman Wiley Ashley Clark, III
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End of Watch: Sunday, June 13, 1971
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Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
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