Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 3 years
Badge # Not available
Cause: Vehicular assault
Offender: Not available
Patrolman Schrempf was killed after being dragged 5 blocks by a vehicle he had stopped.
Patrolman Schrempf and his partner stopped a vehicle at the corner of Miller Avenue and Pitkin Avenue in Brooklyn. Patrolman Schrempf approached the vehicle and reached inside to turn the ignition off. As he did, the driver stepped on the accelerator and dragged Patrolman Schrempf 5 blocks before the vehicle struck a City bus. Patrolman Schrempf and a passenger in the vehicle were killed in the collision.
Patrolman Schrempf had served with the New York City Police Department for three years. He was assigned to the Tactical Patrol Force.