Lieutenant Lloyd Bernard Leaman

Lieutenant Lloyd Bernard Leaman

Pennsylvania Railroad Police Department, Railroad Police

End of Watch Wednesday, November 23, 1921

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Lloyd Bernard Leaman

Lieutenant Lloyd Leaman was shot and killed with his own weapon at the Glen Riddle Station in Glen Riddle, Pennsylvania.

He was supervising a squad of 12 railroad detectives who were searching the Ontario Branch Line for a group of thieves who had been stealing from railroad property in the area. He was checking the Glen Riddle Station at approximately 4:00 am when he encountered several men exiting the station with stolen property. He was attacked, disarmed, and in the head with his own service revolver.

Two men were arrested in connection with his murder but were later released.

Lieutenant Leaman was survived by his wife and father.


  • Age 33
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Location Pennsylvania
  • Weapon Officer's handgun
  • Offender Released

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Lt. Leaman,
On today, the 100th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice as a Law Enforcement Officer. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


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November 23, 2021

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