Police Officer Harry W. Schmidt

Police Officer Harry W. Schmidt

Milwaukee Police Department, Wisconsin

End of Watch Saturday, April 4, 1925

Harry W. Schmidt

Police Officer Harry Schmidt was shot and killed while preparing to question two auto thieves.

Officer Schmidt was in plainclothes and only 400 feet from the Central Police Station while conducting surveillance on the two suspects. When he began to confront them he was shot and killed.

Officer Schmidt had served with the Milwaukee Police Department for two years.

Bio

  • Age Not available
  • Tour 2 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Not available

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Your heroism and service is honored today, the 87th anniversary year of your death. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer who was murdered in the the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Time never diminishes respect. Your memory will always be honored and revered.

Rest In Peace

Phyllis Loya
Mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05

April 4, 2012

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