Sergeant Laverne Daniel Schulz

Sergeant Laverne Daniel Schulz

South Miami Police Department, Florida

End of Watch Friday, November 27, 1987

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Laverne Daniel Schulz

Police Officer Laverne Schulz died of a heart attack. Five weeks earlier he was treated and released from a local hospital after suffering stab wounds when he was attacked by a group of juveniles while trying to disperse a crowd. He was working a uniformed off duty job at a movie theater at the time of the attack. The medical examiner ruled that his death was not a result of that attack.

Officer Schulz was a U.S. Navy veteran of the Vietnam War. He had served with the South Miami Police Department for six years and had served in law enforcement for 18 years. He was survived by his wife, two children, mother, sister, and two brothers.


  • Age 41
  • Tour 18 years
  • Badge 23
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Heart attack
  • Incident Date Friday, October 16, 1987

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