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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Rest in peace Officer Schumacher.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

October 16, 2021

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