Name : Sheares, Leroy J. 

Rank: Ptl.

Shield #: 3965 Command: 032 Pct.
Date of Death: 1936-04-18   Cause of Death: Stabbed-Perpetrators
  Officer Sheares was stabbed to death on West 153rd Street while attempting to arrest a man for rape while off duty. The suspect stabbed him in the arm, chest, and abdomen. He was transported to Harlem Hospital where he succumbed to his wounds two days later.

Officer Sheares had been with the NYPD for three years. He was 31 years old.
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Comments from Friends    
Rest in peace brother.

From one cop(Ptl)who did not know you but walked the beat. RIP my brother we were all Blue. Ed Burmeister Ret.Sergeant NYPD
— Ed Burmeister

rest in peace.
— sjs
Posted: December 7, 2006, 12:06 pm

PO Sheares you made the ultimate sacrifice protecting a fellow NYer , you may have passed but you will never be forgotten . Rest in Peace
— Tommy
Posted: April 18, 2013, 6:29 am

Leroy we continue to pray for you. Rest in Peace.
— Tommy
Posted: April 21, 2014, 11:05 am



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