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Police Officer Paul L. Verna | Los Angeles Police Department, California Los Angeles Police Department, California

Police Officer

Paul L. Verna

Los Angeles Police Department, California

End of Watch: Thursday, June 2, 1983

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 35

Tour: Not available

Badge # 15086

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Handgun; Revolver

Offender: Sentenced to death

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Police Officer Paul Verna was shot and killed after making a traffic stop of a vehicle containing two armed robbery suspects.

One of the men shot Officer Verna once, then passed the revolver to the second subject, who shot him five more times. Both men were apprehended and sentenced to death.

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Officer Verna, your heroism and service will never be forgotten. RIP

Deputy Sheriff LASD
Class 295
June 2, 2016

 

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