Officer Joseph Halbert Leavelle, Jr.

Officer Joseph Halbert Leavelle, Jr.

Eutaw Police Department, Alabama

End of Watch Sunday, June 13, 1971

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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Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
GOD Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito

June 15, 2015

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