Police Officer Paul L. Verna

Police Officer Paul L. Verna

Los Angeles Police Department, California

End of Watch Thursday, June 2, 1983

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Paul L. Verna

Police Officer Paul Verna was shot and killed after making a traffic stop of a vehicle containing two armed robbery suspects.

One of the men shot Officer Verna once, then passed the revolver to the second subject, who shot him five more times. Both men were apprehended and sentenced to death.


  • Age 35
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge 15086

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun; Revolver
  • Offender Sentenced to death

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I am Polish 38 years old living in UK.
I was reading about murder of Paul Lawrence Verna
And after all that years Your history touched my heart !!!
I love to know You Sir
Rest in Peace

Jan Karwat

November 27, 2019

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