Police Officer Henry T. Minard

Police Officer Henry T. Minard

Hollywood Police Department, Florida

End of Watch Saturday, November 18, 1972

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Henry T. Minard

Police Officer Henry Minard was shot and killed while responding to a silent alarm at a jewelry store in Hollywood Mall.

As he approached the store, it appeared that all of the customers were acting calm and nothing was out of the ordinary. However, as he entered the store he was shot in the back by an assailant.

The subjects were apprehended, convicted of Officer Minard's murder, and sentenced to prison. The shooter was denied parole in 1999. Both subjects subsequently died in prison while serving their sentences.

Officer Minard is survived by his wife and two daughters.


  • Age 29
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge 104

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun; .38 caliber
  • Offender Died in prison

alarm, robbery

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Officer Minard,
On today, the 60th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Hollywood. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

November 18, 2022

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