Portrait of Miami Police Department officer Nathaniel K. Broom.

Portrait of Miami Police Department officer Nathaniel K. Broom.


Image Number

  • PR20241

Year

  • 1980 or 1981

Series Title

General Note

  • Born on November 9, 1957, in Miami. After graduating high school he joined the Army serving as a military policeman from 1976 until his discharge in 1979 as a specialist fourth class. Joined the Miami Police Department in 1980 and graduated from the academy on December 12, 1980. Officer Broom was shot and killed on September 2, 1981 while chasing a traffic violator (Robert Lester Patten) down an alley. Nathaniel K. Broom's name is inscribed on the National Law Enforcement Memorial (East Wall, Panel 19, Line 9) in Washington, D.C.

Rights

Title of Work

  • Forgotten Heroes: Police Officers Killed in Dade County

Additional Creator

Physical Description

  • 1 photoprint - col. - 7 x 5 in.

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Chicago Manual of Style

Portrait of Miami Police Department officer Nathaniel K. Broom. 1980 or 1981. Color photoprint, 7 x 5 in. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. <https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/13772>, accessed 18 April 2019.

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Portrait of Miami Police Department officer Nathaniel K. Broom. 1980 or 1981. Color photoprint. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. Accessed 18 Apr. 2019.<https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/13772>.

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