Police Officer Albert Lewis Schmidt

Police Officer Albert Lewis Schmidt

Eagle Lake Police Department, Texas

End of Watch Friday, October 2, 1953

Albert Lewis Schmidt

Officer Schmidt was shot and killed while attempting to arrest an intoxicated man. The suspect was able to gain control of Officer Schmidt's weapon and shoot him in the chest.
Officer Schmidt had been with the agency for five years and was survived by his wife and seven children.


  • Age 59
  • Tour 5 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

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

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Heroes live forever, Officer Schmidt, and we will never forget. Thank you for the sacrifice you made for the citizens of Eagle Lake and the great State of Texas.

Greater Houston C.O.P.S.

October 2, 2013

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