OFFICER DANIEL J. LEACH

Details:
Officer Daniel J. Leach
Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department
End of Watch: Saturday, November 21, 2009

Biographical Information:
Age: Unknown
Tour of Duty: 25 years
Badge Number: Unknown

Incident Details:
Cause of Death: Automobile accident
Date of Incident: Saturday, November 21, 2009
Weapon Used: N/A
Suspect Info: N/A

Officer Daniel J. Leach joined the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department on June 18, 1984, following the completion of his formal education in Louisiana. Dan was a Career Corrections Officer, and at the time of his death was assigned to the Tucker Holding Facility in Laughlin, Nevada. On the morning of November 21, 2009, he began his shift by picking up a prisoner transport van from the Clark County Detention Center and driving to Laughlin. While traveling southbound on U.S. 95, Officer Leach was involved in a two vehicle accident. He was killed instantly. Officer Leach is survived by his wife, two children, his parents, one brother and one sister.