Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 7 years
Badge # 248
Incident Date: 8/17/1970
Weapon: Explosives; Bomb
Suspect: Sentenced to life
Officer 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. Their next parole hearing is set for January, 2014.
Officer Minard had served with the agency for 7 years. He was survived by his wife and five children.