Officer Joseph Halbert Leavelle, Jr.

Officer Joseph Halbert Leavelle, Jr.

Eutaw Police Department, Alabama

End of Watch Sunday, June 13, 1971

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Joseph Halbert Leavelle, Jr.

Officer Leavelle and Officer Wiley Clark were killed in an automobile accident while pursuing a vehicle that had been driving in a reckless manner at 0200 hours. The driver of the vehicle was never apprehended.

Officer Leavelle had served with the agency for only 6 months and was survived by his wife, parents, sister, and two brothers.


  • Age 21
  • Tour 6 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicle pursuit
  • Weapon Automobile
  • Offender Never apprehended

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Rest in peace Officer Leavelle.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

April 12, 2019

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