Deputy Sheriff Edward M. Schrader

Deputy Sheriff Edward M. Schrader

Riverside County Sheriff's Department, California

End of Watch Thursday, July 11, 1974

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Edward M. Schrader

Deputy Sheriff Edward Schrader was shot and killed with his own handgun after responding to a domestic disturbance. Deputy Schrader was told by a neighbor that the husband was hiding. When he began to search for the man the suspect rushed him. During the ensuing struggle the man gained control of Deputy Schrader's handgun and shot him.

Deputy Schrader had been with the Riverside County Sheriff's Department for 17 months. He was survived by his wife, parents, and three siblings.

Bio

  • Age 24
  • Tour 1 year, 4 months
  • Badge 93

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Officer's handgun
  • Offender Not available

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It's hard to believe that nearly 46 years have passed; just like the movie - Ed you will be "Forever Young" and always missed.

Deputy (Ret.) Fred Farnow
Riverside County Sheriff, California

May 11, 2020

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