Patrolman John H. Leverett

Patrolman John H. Leverett

Roanoke City Police Department, Virginia

End of Watch Wednesday, June 21, 1916

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John H. Leverett

Patrolman John Leverett was shot and killed while serving a warrant on a male.

While leading the man out of his home, the suspect was able to get a handgun from a drawer and shoot Patrolman Leverett.

The suspect was convicted and executed in the state's electric chair.

Patrolman Leverett had served with the Roanoke City Police Department for four months.


  • Age Not available
  • Tour 4 months
  • Badge 40

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Executed

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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 21, 2015

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