Police Officer Edward Schumacher

Police Officer Edward Schumacher

Detroit Police Department, Michigan

End of Watch Tuesday, March 4, 1890

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Edward Schumacher

Officer Schumacher was shot and killed while attempting to arrest several burglary suspects near the intersection of Randolph Street and Larnerd Street. His killer was apprehended, convicted of first degree murder, and sentenced to life in prison May 3, 1890. He received a new trial and was acquitted February 10, 1893.

Officer Shoemaker had served with the Detroit Police Department for 3 years.


  • Age 28
  • Tour 3 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Acquitted

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Officer Schumacher,
On today, the 130th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Detroit.


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March 4, 2020

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