Officer Ernest Edmund Leonard, Jr.

Officer Ernest Edmund Leonard, Jr.

Dallas Police Department, Texas

End of Watch Tuesday, May 28, 1935

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Ernest Edmund Leonard, Jr.

Officer Ernest Leonard was killed in a motorcycle accident while attempting to catch a speeder.

Officer Leonard had served with the Dallas Police Department for two years. He was survived by his parents, four brothers, and sister.


  • Age 23
  • Tour 2 years, 3 months
  • Badge 51

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicle pursuit
  • Weapon Not available
  • Offender Not available

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