Policeman LeRoy Joseph Wadsworth

Policeman LeRoy Joseph Wadsworth

Los Angeles Police Department, California

End of Watch Thursday, November 30, 1961

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LeRoy Joseph Wadsworth

Policeman LeRoy Wadsworth was killed in a motorcycle accident while on duty. His motorcycle struck the back of a vehicle that had made a sudden stop in the roadway.

Policeman Wadsworth was a U.S Marine Corps veteran of WWII and had served with the Los Angeles Police Department for 14 years.


  • Age 38
  • Tour 14 years
  • Badge 5976
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash


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Officer Wadsworth,
On today, the 60th 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 USMC during WW II. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

Semper Fi Devil Dog!
A fellow LEO;former Marine

United States Border Patrol

November 30, 2021

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