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Police Officer Kathleen C. Schaefer | Houston Police Department, Texas Houston Police Department, Texas

Police Officer

Kathleen C. Schaefer

Houston Police Department, Texas

End of Watch: Wednesday, August 18, 1982

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 33

Tour: 3 years

Badge # 1872

Cause: Gunfire (Accidental)

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Police Officer Kathleen Schaefer was accidentally shot and killed by a fellow officer while conducting a drug buy-bust for the Narcotics Unit.

She had just made a purchase and gave the signal a buy had been completed. Another officer mistook her for a suspect holding a gun and shot her once in the abdomen, fatally wounding her.

Officer Schaefer had served with the Houston Police Department for three years. She was survived by her husband and two children. Her husband also served with the Houston Police Department.

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Prince George's County Police Department, Maryland
August 29, 2017

 

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