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Officer Larry D. Minard, Sr. | Omaha Police Department, Nebraska Omaha Police Department, Nebraska


Larry D. Minard, Sr.

Omaha Police Department, Nebraska

End of Watch: Monday, August 17, 1970

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 29

Tour: 7 years

Badge # 248

Cause: Bomb

Weapon: Explosives; Bomb

Offender: Sentenced to life

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Officer Larry Minard was killed when booby-trapped briefcase with three sticks of dynamite exploded.

The briefcase was found on the floor of a vacant house and exploded as Officer Minard attempted to move it. Seven other officers were injured in the incident.

Two suspects were sentenced to life in prison in the incident.

Officer Minard had served with the agency for seven years. He was survived by his wife and five children.

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Officer Larry Minard Sr., Rest in Peace, we will recall your ultimate sacrifice on every anniversary of your final courageous dispatch ! God Bless You and your Families, both Red and Blue.

August 17, 2015


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