Patrolman John W. Leiter

Photo of Patrolman John W. Leiter
End of Watch: Thu, Dec 16th, 1926
Date of Incident: Wed, Dec 15th, 1926
Cause of Death: Motorcycle Accident
Service Time: 5 years
Age: 30


He survived by his wife.


Patrolman Leiter was on patrol in the 2300 block of Park Street when his motorcycle struck a pothole. Patrolman Leiter was thrown from the motorcycle and seriously injured. He died the next day from his injuries.

Information obtained from the Officer Down Memorial Page.


Kansas City Police Department Patch
1125 Locust Street
Kansas City, Missouri 64106
(816) 234-5180


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