Patrolman Leonard Conerely

Patrolman Leonard Conerely

Columbia Police Department, Mississippi

End of Watch Thursday, December 7, 1978

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Leonard Conerely

Patrolman Conerely was shot and killed after responding to a call of a man with a gun.

Patrolman Conerely had served with the Columbia Police Department for seven years and was survived by his wife and three children.


  • Age 31
  • Tour 7 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Shotgun
  • Offender Not available

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Patrolman Cornerly,
On today, the 40th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Columbia. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

December 7, 2018

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