Trooper Frank Stuart Rodman

Trooper Frank Stuart Rodman

Alaska State Troopers, Alaska

End of Watch Wednesday, December 11, 1974

Frank Stuart Rodman

Trooper Rodman and Trooper Larry Carr were killed in a commercial aircraft accident while transporting the body of a drowning victim to their district headquarters. The plane was approximately ten minutes from landing when it crashed into the ocean for unknown reasons. Only one body was ever recovered from the aircraft due to the location of the accident.
Trooper Rodman had been with the agency for two months and had been in law enforcement for just over two years. He was survived by his wife, daughter, two stepsons, mother, and sister.


  • Age 25
  • Tour 2 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Aircraft accident

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Trooper Rodman,
On today, the 43rd anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you to you and your fellow Trooper who was on that plane with you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of the state of Alaska. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


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December 11, 2017

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