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Police Officer Frank Robert Schlatt | Atlanta Police Department, Georgia Atlanta Police Department, Georgia

Police Officer

Frank Robert Schlatt

Atlanta Police Department, Georgia

End of Watch: Saturday, May 13, 1978

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 30

Tour: 5 years

Badge # Not available

Military veteran

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Shotgun

Offender: Executed

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Officer Schlatt was shot and killed while responding to a burglary at a furniture store. As he entered the business he was shot in the face by the burglar who was hiding behind a couch. The suspect was eventually captured and executed.

Officer Schlatt was a U.S. Navy veteran of Vietnam War and had served with the Atlanta Police Department for five years. He was survived by his wife and daughter.

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I worked with Frank he was my best friend think of him everyday.

Mike Strickland
October 13, 2015


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