Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 32 years
Badge # D12
Incident Date: 12/30/1971
Offender: Paroled in 2002
Detective Howard Smith succumbed to gunshot wounds received nine months earlier during a bank robbery while working a protection detail at the bank. The suspects were apprehended and convicted for his murder.
Both suspects were sentenced to death, but the sentences were commuted to life in prison and they were both paroled in 2002.
Detective Smith had served with the agency for almost 32 years. He was survived by his wife.