Police Officer Randy John Schipani

Police Officer Randy John Schipani

Atlanta Police Department, Georgia

End of Watch Friday, May 8, 1992

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Randy John Schipani

Officer Randy Schipani was shot and killed while making a traffic stop on University Drive, at the I-75 interchange, during morning rush hour.

The side windows and rear window of the vehicle were tinted and prevented Officer Schipani or his partner from seeing inside of it. As a result, Officer Schipani had to look through the windshield of the vehicle. As he did the juvenile driver fired a shot at him, fatally wounding him. Officer Schipani's partner returned fire, fatally wounding the suspect.

Officer Schipani had served with the Atlanta Police Department for five years. He is survived by his wife.

Bio

  • Age 34
  • Tour 5 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Shot and killed

traffic stop

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Randy’s death still shakes me.

T. D. Barge, former Lt.
East Point P. D.

May 8, 2019

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