Constable Leon Francis Smith

Constable Leon Francis Smith

Mecklenburg County Sheriff's Office, Virginia

End of Watch Tuesday, June 2, 1925

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Leon Francis Smith

Constable Leon Smith was shot and killed while attempting to take police action during a dispute while working as a taxi driver in South Hill. A passenger in his cab began arguing about the fare and produced a gun. The two exchanged shots and both were wounded.

Constable Smith was taken to a hospital in Richmond where he died the next day.


  • Age 51
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Incident Date Monday, June 1, 1925
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Not available

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Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
GOD Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito

June 2, 2015

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