Chief Deputy Gordon Leonard

Chief Deputy Gordon Leonard

DuPage County Sheriff's Office, Illinois

End of Watch Friday, September 27, 1929

Gordon Leonard

Chief Deputy Gordon Leonard and Deputy Sheriff Ralph Hoy were killed in an automobile accident while transporting a prisoner. Their patrol car ran off the road and overturned, killing both deputies.

Chief Deputy Leonard had served with the DuPage County Sheriff's Office for three years.


  • Age 39
  • Tour 3 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

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Chief Deputy Leonard's story was read in Richton Park Police Department's roll call on 11-08-16 to honor him.

Sgt. James Galvan

November 9, 2016

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