Police Officer Donald Bernard Kramer

Police Officer Donald Bernard Kramer

Miami Beach Police Department, Florida

End of Watch Saturday, February 25, 1984

Donald Bernard Kramer

Officer Donald Kramer was shot and killed while pursuing a homeless man thought to be drunk. He was on patrol when a homeless man spotted him and began to run. Officer Kramer chased him and caught him. The man suddenly swung around and shot Officer Kramer in the head, then twice more after he fell to the ground. The suspect was later arrested and charged with murder.

The suspect was found incompetent to stand trial and committed in a maximum security psychiatric hospital.

Bio

  • Age 42
  • Tour 3 years
  • Badge 34

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Incident Date Thursday, February 23, 1984
  • Weapon Handgun; .38 caliber
  • Offender Committed

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Don, you are missed, loved and always remembered. Great memories with many laughs and a few tears.

Steve Liberman
NYPD, Cousin

April 24, 2017

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