Officer Breann Leath

Officer Breann Leath

Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department, Indiana

End of Watch Thursday, April 9, 2020

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Breann Leath

Officer Breann Leath was shot and killed while responding to a domestic disturbance call at 1803 Edinburge Square shortly before 3:00 pm.

A subject inside opened fire through the apartment's closed front, striking Officer Leath and a female resident of the apartment who was standing in the outside hallway. Both were taken to a local hospital where Officer Leath succumbed to her wounds.

The subject was taken into custody and subsequently charged with murder and attempted murder.

Officer Leath was a veteran of the National Guard and had served with the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department for three years. She is survived by her 3-year-old son, her parents, who both serve with the Marion County Sheriff's Office, and two sisters who have worked in corrections.

The Indiana Women's Prison's nursery was renamed the Officer Breann Leath Maternal & Child Health Unit by Indiana's governor two weeks after her death.

Bio

  • Age 24
  • Tour 3 years
  • Badge 2951
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Charged with murder

domestic

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Officer Leath, thank you for servicing our Country as a Soldier in the US Military & for continuing being our American Heroine with the Indianapolis Metro Police Department. Rest In Peace Officer Breann Leath; May God Bless your Son who is the same age as my 3 year old niece and May God bless your family & friends of both Military & Law Enforcement Agencies.

Larry J. Clegg, Civilian
Homeland Security Student Graduate, Class of 2012

May 25, 2020

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