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Detective Joseph Lecher

9 years
Not Available
End of Watch: 
Sunday, March 21, 1943

Incident Details:

Detective Joseph Lecher succumbed to gunshot wounds received one month earlier while attempting to arrest a burglary suspect in the man's residence. Although severely wounded, Officer Lecher was able to return fire and kill the suspect. Detective Lecher had been with the agency for nearly ten years. Detective Lecher was married and had four children.