Breann Leath Biography, Breann Leath Wiki
Breann Leath was shot and killed in the line of duty on Thursday afternoon, April 9. Fox59 reported that police were called to the 1800 block of Edinburgh Square in the city’s east side following a domestic disturbance call.
Officers arrived at the apartment, and someone inside fired shots. Leath and a woman inside the house were both hit. Officer Leath was brought to the hospital, where she died. She was 24 years old and the mother of a young boy. Police said that they have a suspect in custody, and confirmed that the other woman shot had non-life-threatening injuries.
Breann Leath Age
She was 24 years old
Breann Leath Family, Career
According to the Fox59 report, Leath had wanted to be a law enforcement officer her whole life and came from a law enforcement family. Her father is a deputy sheriff and her mother works with the Marion County Sheriff’s Office as a control operator.
Breann Leath Army National Guard
Before joining the IMPD, she served in the Army National Guard.
Currently 🙂🙄 pic.twitter.com/wlFj7WKKSL
— Breann Leath (@RochelleBreezy) February 6, 2016
Breann Leath Education
She graduated as a police officer in November 2018, posting about it on Twitter:
Officer Leath B231 💙 pic.twitter.com/jZid75pIhW
— Breann Leath (@RochelleBreezy) November 19, 2018
Breann Leath Son
She was the mother of a young son.
The IMPD Twitter account posted a tribute to Leath:
They wrote: “It is with a heavy heart that the IMPD Chief announces the untimely death of IMPD East Officer Breann Leath. Officer Leath was a loving mother. A veteran. Daughter of a public servant family. And the example of what an IMPD officer should be. She will be sorely missed.”
Officer Leath was a loving mother. A veteran. Daughter of a public servant family. And the example of what an @IMPDnews officer should be.
She will be sorely missed. pic.twitter.com/X6t3orHhji
— IMPD (@IMPDnews) April 9, 2020
They also added another tribute to their Facebook page:
The Governor of Indiana, Eric Holcomb, released a statement on Twitter:
He wrote: “Officer Leath gave her life as she answered the call of duty. Janet and I are heartbroken for her family, friends and the IMPD. I ask every Hoosier to join me in honoring Officer Leath’s courageous service and dedication to her community. She will be forever remembered for being the finest among us.”
— Governor Eric Holcomb (@GovHolcomb) April 9, 2020