John E. Leill

Remembering Those Who Served
John E. Leill
  • Born in Lafayette, Indiana on May 24, 1911
  • Appointed to department on October 1, 1942
  • Promoted to Patrolman 1st Class on April 1, 1943
  • Promoted to Desk Sergeant on January 1, 1948
  • Appointed as Detective on January 1, 1953
  • Assigned as Patrolman on October 1, 1956
  • Promoted to Lieutenant of Patrol on January 1, 1960
  • Assigned as Patrolman on January 1, 1964
  • Named "District Policeman of the Year" in 1970 by American Legion Post 11
  • Retired on February 5, 1976 after 33 plus years of service
  • Deceased in August of 1982
John E. Leill