Portrait of Miami Police Department officer Victor Butler Jr..

Portrait of Miami Police Department officer Victor Butler Jr..


Image Number

  • PR20226

Year

  • Between 1951 and 1971

Series Title

General Note

  • Born on January 22, 1926, in Miami. He quit school to join the U.S. Army on March 25, 1944 and served overseas seeing combat action in the Southern Philippines with the 636th Ordnance Ammunition Company until May 31, 1946. Upon discharge he returned to high school and graduated in 1947 then married Juanita Collier. Joined the Miami Police Department on April 7, 1951. He was shot and killed from an ambush while responding to a domestic disturbance call. His name is inscribed on the National Law Enforcement Memorial (West Wall, Panel 56, Line 13) in Washington, D.C.

Rights

Title of Work

  • Forgotten Heroes: Police Officers Killed in Dade County

Additional Creator

Physical Description

  • 1 photoprint - b&w - 7 x 5 in.

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Portrait of Miami Police Department officer Victor Butler Jr.. Between 1951 and 1971. Black & white photoprint, 7 x 5 in. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. <https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/13757>, accessed 24 April 2019.

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Portrait of Miami Police Department officer Victor Butler Jr.. Between 1951 and 1971. Black & white photoprint. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. Accessed 24 Apr. 2019.<https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/13757>.

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