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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Today 4/27/12 we participated in "Project Hero". Project Hero is a new program. we as active and retired Officers go out to the grave sites of our fallen brothers and sisters (our Heroes) and fly an American flag and a Thin Blue line flag next to their graves for the entire month of May. We also take time to salute these Heroes in their final place of rest. Thank you Officer Leroy Joseph LaFleur, Sr. for giving the ultimate sacrafice

Detective Thomes Reyes
The City of Miami Police Department

April 27, 2012

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