Police Officer Leslie Jennings

Police Officer Leslie Jennings

Muskogee Police Department, Oklahoma

End of Watch Tuesday, July 15, 1924

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Leslie Jennings

Officer Leslie Jennings succumbed to injuries the previous day when he was struck by a vehicle while making a traffic stop at the intersection of Fifth Street and Broadway. The vehicle that struck him was being driven by a high school student. The boy was charged with manslaughter.

Officer Jennings had served with the Muskogee Police Department for only 2 weeks. He was survived by his wife, parents, sister, and two brothers.


  • Age 32
  • Tour 2 weeks
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by vehicle
  • Incident Date Monday, July 14, 1924

traffic stop

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To fully appreciate the heroes of the present, we must recognize our heroes of the past. Your heroism and service is honored today, the 89th anniversary year of your death. I am priviliged to be among the first to leave a tribute to you. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer who was murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Time never diminishes respect. Your memory will always be honored and revered. Rest In Peace.

Phyllis Lasater Loya
mom of fallen Pittsburg (CA) Officer Larry Lasater

January 9, 2013

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