Officer Walter Leigh

Officer Walter Leigh

Dodgeville Police Department, Wisconsin

End of Watch Tuesday, January 29, 1963

Walter Leigh

Officer Walter Leigh suffered a fatal heart attack while struggling with a suspect.

Officer Leigh had stopped a car occupied by two subjects who had been drinking. One subject attacked Officer Leigh with a tire wrench and then fled the scene. The subject was apprehended and received six months in jail for resisting an officer.

Bio

  • Age 49
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Heart attack

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You are not forgotten sir. Not in Dodgeville nor Iowa county. Thank you for your service, honor, and dedication.

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February 12, 2015

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