Police Officer Roy L. Leon, Jr.

Police Officer Roy L. Leon, Jr.

Cotton Plant Police Department, Arkansas

End of Watch Friday, July 13, 1984

Roy L. Leon, Jr.

Officer Roy Leon and Chief Leonard Cross were shot and killed after stopping a juvenile on a stolen motorcycle.

During the ensuing struggle, the suspect gained control of Chief Cross' weapon and shot both officers. The juvenile offender was captured, convicted, and sentenced to two life sentences without the possibility of parole.

Bio

  • Age Not available
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Officer's handgun
  • Offender Not available

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You are still thought of and missed. My friend I'll never forget as long as I have thoughts with me. Hugs n love always.

Charlann (Whitby) McFarlin

charlann mcfarlin
Brinkley High Alumni friend

October 1, 2018

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