Officer John Koppin

Officer John Koppin

Miami Beach Police Department, Florida

End of Watch Wednesday, December 26, 1984

John Koppin

Officer Koppin was accidentally shot and killed when his service weapon discharged while he was cleaning it. The round struck him in his leg, severing his femoral artery, causing him to bleed to death.
Officer Koppin was a U.S. Air Force veteran and had been with the agency for only two years.


  • Age 22
  • Tour 2 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire (Accidental)

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Miss you brother! I think of you all the time

Jeffrey Koppin

October 30, 2018

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