Deputy Sheriff Leon Emory Thompson

Deputy Sheriff Leon Emory Thompson

Collin County Sheriff's Office, Texas

End of Watch Saturday, August 19, 1961

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Leon Emory Thompson

Deputy Thompson was killed in an automobile accident while he and his partner pursued a traffic violator. Another vehicle crossed the center line and struck their patrol car head-on.

Deputy Thompson had been with the agency for seven years and was survived by his wife and three children.


  • Age 46
  • Tour 7 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicle pursuit
  • Weapon Automobile
  • Offender Not available

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Rest in Peace Deputy Sheriff Leon Emory Thompson. Thank You for your Service and Sacrifice protecting the citizens of Collin County, Texas.

I Pray for Peace for your Family, Friends, Co-Workers and those brave souls who have chosen to follow in your footsteps.


B. Sherwood Senior Special Agent retired
Port Terminal Railroad Police Houston, TX

August 18, 2016

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