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Police Officer Calbert H. Leedom | St. Paul Police Department, Minnesota St. Paul Police Department, Minnesota

Police Officer

Calbert H. Leedom

St. Paul Police Department, Minnesota

End of Watch: Sunday, June 20, 1926

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 29

Tour: 2 years

Badge # 429

Military veteran

Cause: Motorcycle crash

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Motorcycle Officer Calbert Leedom was killed in a motorcycle accident while on duty.

Officer Leedom was on his way home when the rear tire of his motorcycle blew out causing him to lose control of the motorcycle. He struck first a light pole and then the concrete bridge abutment of the Earl street viaduct. Although fire department personnel were on the scene within minutes, Officer Leedom was already dead, dying of hemorrrhages of the brain and internal organs. He was buried in Elmhurst Cemetery, St Paul, Minnesota.

Officer Leedom had served with the agency for 2 years and had previously served with the United States Army. He was survived by his wife and two sons.

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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.
Thank you for your heroism.
GOD Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito
June 21, 2015


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