Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 3 years
Badge # 1872
Cause: Gunfire (Accidental)
Officer 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 officers 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 3 years. She was survived by her husband and two children.