Police Officer John Leonard Shaw

Police Officer John Leonard Shaw

Breckenridge Police Department, Texas

End of Watch Saturday, June 11, 1949

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John Leonard Shaw

Police Officer John Shaw was shot and killed while attempting to serve a warrant for assault to cause death.

The man who shot him was sentenced to life in prison on September 16th, 1949.

Officer Shaw had also served as a fireman with the Ranger Fire Department before being joining the police department. He was survived by his wife.

Bio

  • Age 44
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Sentenced to Life Imprisonment

warrant service

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Officer Shaw,

At the beginning of my career I too worked for BPD. We policed the same streets and probably knew some of the same people. Rest in Peace, brother.

July 9, 2019

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