Officer Rank: Patrolman

Memorial Panel: 30-E: 11

Department: Louisville, Kentucky, P.D.

End of Watch: 05/02/1971

Cause: Gunfire

Age: 28

Length of Service: 2

Patrolmen Schaefer and Wilbur Hayes were found shot in the head and back after they answered a call while on patrol. Patrolman Hayes was found in the back seat of his unmarked patrol car. Patrolman Schaefer’s body was discovered a block away. Three suspects were arrested.



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