Officer Levy McQuietor

Officer Levy McQuietor

Dallas Police Department, Texas

End of Watch Thursday, August 17, 1972

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Levy McQuietor

Officer Levy McQuietor succumbed to burns sustained 26 days earlier when he was engulfed by flames.

He was assigned to clean the shower stalls inside the station and was using a flammable liquid to do the cleaning. The liquid ignited, causing burns over 60% of his body.

Officer McQuietor had served with the Dallas Police Department for four years, and had previously served with the United States Army. He was survived by his wife and daughter.


  • Age 28
  • Tour 4 years
  • Badge 2615
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Fire
  • Incident Date Sunday, July 23, 1972

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Rest in peace always knowing that your memory, service and sacrifice will never, ever be forgotten by your law enforcement brethren.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

August 17, 2020

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