Officer Norman Leslie Schoen

Officer Norman Leslie Schoen

Indianapolis Police Department, Indiana

End of Watch Tuesday, March 6, 1928

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Norman Leslie Schoen

Officer Norman Schoen was shot and killed by bootleggers as he returned to his home on North Irvington Avenue. He was involved with investigating bootlegging at the time. The suspects were never identified and the case remains unsolved.

Officer Schoen had served with the Indianapolis Police Department for 13 months and was a World War I veteran. He was survived by his wife and two young daughters.

Bio

  • Age 29
  • Tour 1 year, 1 month
  • Badge 353
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Case never solved

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This is my mother's father. From what we were told, he was shot in front of their house. My mother and aunt were very small at that time. It's a shame we were not meant to meet him. He would be proud of his greats grandchildren. Bless.

Patricia A. Williams
Granddaughter

September 13, 2020

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