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Officer Robert Edward Schachte | Indianapolis Police Department, Indiana Indianapolis Police Department, Indiana

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Robert Edward Schachte

Indianapolis Police Department, Indiana

End of Watch: Tuesday, October 22, 1974

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 29

Tour: 6 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Sentenced to life

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Officer Robert Schachte was shot and killed while responding to an armed robbery after stopping a vehicle on North College Avenue.

The suspect escaped and was apprehended in Detroit nearly a year later. He was convicted of murder and sentenced to life in prison. The offender was again denied parole on August 3, 2010.

Officer Schachte had served with the Indianapolis Police Department for six years.

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