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Retired Allegheny County police officer makes it a hat trick on 'Jeopardy!'

Tawnya Panizzi
| Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018, 7:48 a.m.
Retired Allegheny County Police Officer Dave Leffler won again on “Jeopardy!” on Wednesday.
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Retired Allegheny County Police Officer Dave Leffler won again on “Jeopardy!” on Wednesday.

This person from Allegheny County has an epic mustache and a three-day winning streak on TV’s “Jeopardy!”

Retired county police officer Dave Leffler won a third straight game on Wednesday’s episode.

Leffler’s winnings now total $81,202.

The retiree is a volunteer for Working Warrior Foundation , a Pittsburgh-based nonprofit founded by a Marine to help veterans find jobs and get food assistance.

Leffler has represented the Pittsburgh region well, winning $33,801 on Monday night and $19,800 on Tuesday .

Today, he’ll compete against Samir Patel, an anesthesiologist from Chicago, and Pat Berwick, a retired technical editor from Houston.

Tawnya Panizzi is a Tribune-Review staff writer. You can contact Tawnya at 412-782-2121, ext. 2, tpanizzi@tribweb.com or via Twitter @tawnyatrib.

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