Police Officer Ephriam Brown

Police Officer Ephriam Brown

Opa-locka Police Department, Florida

End of Watch Tuesday, June 3, 1986

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Ephriam Brown

Officer Brown was shot and killed after arresting a man he observed smoking marijuana in a car parked in a convenience store parking lot. As the man was being walked to Officer Brown's patrol car he surprised the officer. He was able to gain control of Officer Brown's service revolver and shot him several times.

The 22-year-old suspect plead guilty to first degree murder in the middle of his trial to avoid receiving the death penalty. He was sentenced to life in prison.

Officer Brown was survived by his fiancee and mother.

Bio

  • Age 29
  • Tour 1 year, 6 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Officer's handgun
  • Offender Sentenced to life

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Rest in peace Officer Brown. You know how honored and heroic you are and always will be when Opa Locka has named two streets signs in your blessed name.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

June 3, 2021

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