Officer Leonard Clint Mullenax

Officer Leonard Clint Mullenax

Dallas Police Department, Texas

End of Watch Saturday, February 10, 1962

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Leonard Clint Mullenax

Officer Leonard Mullenax was shot and killed while on an undercover operation to buy illegal alcohol at the Sherman Hotel at 250-1/2 Elm Street. During the purchase a struggle ensued and Officer Mullenax was shot three times by the suspect. The man was not indicted for the murder because there were not enough witnesses.

Officer Mullenax was a U.S. Marine Corps veteran of the Korean War and had served with the Dallas Police Department for eight years. He was survived by his wife and daughter.


  • Age 29
  • Tour 8 years
  • Badge 926
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun; .25 caliber
  • Offender Not indicted


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Officer Mullenax,
I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice-not just for your Community but for our Country as well when you served with the USMC during the Korean War. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

Semper Fi Devil Dog!

BPA Mike Casey
United States Border Patrol(Retired)

March 10, 2024

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