Police Officer August Schoo

Police Officer August Schoo

Newport Police Department, Kentucky

End of Watch Saturday, June 14, 1930

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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Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
GOD Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito

June 15, 2015

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