Police Officer Leroy Joseph LaFleur, Sr.

Police Officer Leroy Joseph LaFleur, Sr.

Miami Police Department, Florida

End of Watch Friday, February 16, 1951

Leroy Joseph LaFleur, Sr.

Officer LaFleur was shot and killed after surprising a man who was sleeping in a parked truck near N.W. 3rd Avenue and 14th Street. Officer LaFleur's partner took him to Jackson Memorial Hospital where he succumbed to his wounds. The suspect fled the scene and was never apprehended.

Officer LaFleaur was a WWII U.S. Army veteran and was survived by his wife and four sons.


  • Age 26
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun; .25 caliber
  • Offender Never apprehended

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Rest in peace Officer LaFleur. Sixty-seven years later and no sight of your killer, just terrible what happened to a bravery and honest young man.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

June 25, 2018

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