Police Officer Charles W. Schoof

Police Officer Charles W. Schoof

Detroit Police Department, Michigan

End of Watch Saturday, July 19, 1913

Charles W. Schoof

Officer Schoof was shot and killed after catching a man breaking into a storage shed in an alley between Mullet Street and Clinton Street. There were no witnesses to the shooting but a crowd gathered after hearing the shot and began to chase a man holding a revolver. The suspect was able to flee without being caught by the crowd.

Officer Schoof had served with the Detroit Police Department for 1 year and was survived by his parents, brother, and three sisters.

Bio

  • Age 26
  • Tour 1 year
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun; Revolver
  • Offender Not available

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Your heroism and service is honored today, the 97th anniversary of your death. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Rest In Peace

Phyllis Loya

Phyllis Loya
mother of fallen officer Larry Lasater

July 19, 2010

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