Portrait of Opa-locka Police Department officer Ephriam Brown

Portrait of Opa-locka Police Department officer Ephriam Brown


Image Number

  • PR20256

Year

  • Between 1984 and 1986

Series Title

General Note

  • Born on November 30, 1956, in Miami. Joined the Metro-Dade Police Department graduating from the police academy on September 3, 1982. Dismissed from Metro in February 1983 after the one-year probationary period because of weak ratings in the safety techniques category (exposing firearm in a dangerous open position). After a year of landscaping work he joined the Opa-locka Police Department. He was shot and murdered with his own gun by a drug suspect (Derek Newton Thomas) on June 3, 1986. His name is inscribed on the National Law Enforcement Memorial (East Wall, Panel 37, Line 7) 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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Chicago Manual of Style

Portrait of Opa-locka Police Department officer Ephriam Brown. Between 1984 and 1986. Black & white photoprint, 7 x 5 in. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. <https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/13786>, accessed 25 April 2019.

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Portrait of Opa-locka Police Department officer Ephriam Brown. Between 1984 and 1986. Black & white photoprint. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. Accessed 25 Apr. 2019.<https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/13786>.

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(State Archives of Florida)