Police Officer Leonard M. Steinkuhler

Police Officer Leonard M. Steinkuhler

Lockport Police Department, New York

End of Watch Sunday, April 18, 1954

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Leonard M. Steinkuhler

Officer Leonard Steinkuhler succumbed to injuries sustained two nights earlier when he was struck by a vehicle while directing traffic at Main Street and Locust Street.

He was taken to Lockport City Hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.

Officer Steinkuhler was a United States Army during World War II veteran and had served with the Lockport Police Department for eight years. He was survived by his wife, son, daughter, mother, and two brothers.


  • Age 38
  • Tour 8 years
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by vehicle
  • Incident Date Friday, April 16, 1954

directing traffic, weather

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Officer Steinkuhler,
On today, the 70th anniversary of your death 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 U.S. Army during World War II. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

BPA Mike Casey
United States Border Patrol(Retired)

April 18, 2024

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