Correctional Officer Daniel James Leach

Correctional Officer Daniel James Leach

Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department, Nevada

End of Watch Saturday, November 21, 2009

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Daniel James Leach

Correctional Officer Daniel Leach was killed in an automobile crash on U.S. 95, one mile north of Searchlight, at approximately 5:45 am.

He was driving a prisoner transport van from the Clark County Detention Center to the Tucker Holding Facility to pick up prisoners when the vehicle collided with a semi truck that pulled into his path from a side street.

Officer Leach had served with the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department for 25 years. He is survived by his wife and two children.


  • Age 49
  • Tour 25 years
  • Badge 2761

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

routine driving

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Rest In Peace, Officer Dan Leach. Your sacrifice will never be forgotten.

Tim Dowdy
Grandson of James L. Dowdy, Jr. - EOW: 06/17/1956 FWPD

January 15, 2024

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