Leonard was born and raised in Memphis, TN, is a 35 year veteran of law enforcement, beginning his career with the Bartlett, TN Police Department in 1985. In 1986, continued his career by joining the Germantown, TN Police Department as a patrolman and detective. In 1995, briefly moved to the private sector by joining Harrah’s Entertainment, Inc., as a corporate investigator responsible for worldwide investigations pertaining to the company’s gaming interests. In 1996, joined the FBI as a Special Agent. After graduating from Quantico, was assigned to the Lake Charles, LA Resident Agency where he remained for ten years. During his tenure in Lake Charles, he conducted criminal investigations, created the first Safe Streets Task Force comprised of federal and state investigators conducting investigations concerning gang and narcotic activity. In 1999, Leonard became an FBI Firearms Instructor, and joined the New Orleans Division SWAT team. In 2007, Leonard was promoted to FBI Headquarters where he serves as a Supervisory Special Agent in the Violent Crime Unit. During his assignment at FBI Headquarters, served on various committees, and provided training to international partners around the world. Leonard also served as a firearms instructor at FBI Headquarters, and was responsible for conducting firearms instruction and required quarterly qualifications to members of Executive Management. In 2009, he returned to the field as a Senior Supervisory Resident Agent in the Lafayette, LA Resident Agency where he served as a Supervisory Special Agent until transferring to the Memphis Field Office in 2012. In addition to conducting criminal investigations, Hall also served in several overseas capacities, highlighted by two tours in Afghanistan resulting in receipt of the FBI’s Combat Theater Award. After retiring from the FBI, Hall returned to the Germantown Police Department where he currently serves as a Reserve Police Officer. Leonard is the proud father of two children, one grandson, and has been married to his wife for 27 years. Outside of his law enforcement interests, Leonard enjoys playing really bad golf, and spending time traveling to the gulf coast region.