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Patrolman Edward Leeney | Iowa City Police Department, Iowa Iowa City Police Department, Iowa

Patrolman

Edward Leeney

Iowa City Police Department, Iowa

End of Watch: Thursday, April 29, 1926

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 32

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Struck by streetcar

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Patrolman Edward Leeney was killed when his police motorcycle collided with a streetcar while he was chasing a Ford coupe. He was thrown against the streetcar and then struck his head on the pavement several feet away and suffered a skull fracture. He died 19 minutes later in a local hospital.

Patrolman Leeney was survived by his wife, three children, his mother, and two brothers.

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