Lieutenant Leonard N. Brown

Leonard N. Brown End of Watch: 7/7/1958
Age: 47
Years of Service: 19
Cause of Death: Gunfire
National Memorial Panel: 18-W: 11

​When Lieutenant Brown stepped forward to arrest an intruder, Brown was shot in the stomach with a small caliber pistol while on a stakeout for a holdup. He was shot at Smitty's Steak House (restaurant), Bryans Road. He was on the operating table for four hours as surgeons attempted to remove the bullet lodged in a muscle close to the spine. Lieutenant Brown never regained consciousness.​


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