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Patrolman William F. Schreiber | Stratford Police Department, Connecticut Stratford Police Department, Connecticut


William F. Schreiber

Stratford Police Department, Connecticut

End of Watch: Wednesday, July 31, 1946

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 36

Tour: 4 years

Badge # Not available

Military veteran

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Shot and killed

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Patrolman William Schreiber was shot and killed while investigating a burglary in progress at a restaurant on Boston Avenue. He was shot as he checked an open door to the establishment.

A suspect was identified by never charged due to lack of evidence. However, the suspect was shot and killed 5 weeks later during another burglary.

Patrolman Schreiber had served with the agency for four years and had previously served with the United States Navy. He was survived by his wife and daughter.

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Rest in peace and Olav Hashalom Patrolman Schreiber.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis
July 31, 2013


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