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 the customers were acting calmly, 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 was a United States Navy Vietnam War veteran. He 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,
Please excuse to my previous reflection for you where I got your EOW anniversary date wrong. On today, the 51st anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice-not just for your Community but for our Country as well when you served with the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam War. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

Fair Winds And Following Seas

United States Border Patrol

November 18, 2023

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