Police Officer August Schoo

Police Officer August Schoo

Newport Police Department, Kentucky

End of Watch Saturday, June 14, 1930

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August Schoo

Officer August Schoo was shot and killed by a man on Washington Avenue. The prime suspect in his murder was later shot and killed in another shootout. No other suspects were ever arrested.

Officer Schoo had served with the agency for 5 years. He was survived by his wife and two step-children and is buried in Evergreen Cemetery, Southgate, Campbell County, Kentucky.


  • Age 54
  • Tour 5 years
  • Badge 62

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Shot and killed

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Officer Schoo,
On today, the 90th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Newport. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

June 14, 2020

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