Portrait of Miami Police Department officer Ronald F. McLeod

Portrait of Miami Police Department officer Ronald F. McLeod


Image Number

  • PR20224

Year

  • Between 1960 and 1969

Series Title

General Note

  • Born on September 9, 1938 in Miami. After high school he joined the U.S. Air Force and served from 1956 to 1960. Married Donna McDowell on December 26, 1959 while home on leave. Upon discharge from the Air Force he joined the Miami Police Department on September 6, 1960. On May 7, 1969 he was shot and killed by a fleeing armed robber (James Gavin) who had escaped from prison only three days earlier. Ronald F. McLeod's name is inscribed on the National Law Enforcement Memorial (East Wall, Panel 58, Line 14) in Washington, D.C.

Rights

Title of Work

  • Forgotten Heroes: Police Officers Killed in Dade County

Additional Creator

Physical Description

  • 1 photoprint - b&w - 7 x 5 in.

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Chicago Manual of Style

Portrait of Miami Police Department officer Ronald F. McLeod. Between 1960 and 1969. Black & white photoprint, 7 x 5 in. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. <https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/13755>, accessed 23 July 2019.

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Portrait of Miami Police Department officer Ronald F. McLeod. Between 1960 and 1969. Black & white photoprint. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. Accessed 23 Jul. 2019.<https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/13755>.

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(State Archives of Florida)