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Trooper Frank M. Schwartz | Illinois State Police, Illinois Illinois State Police, Illinois

Trooper

Frank M. Schwartz

Illinois State Police, Illinois

End of Watch: Thursday, September 11, 1930

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 36

Tour: 10 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Motorcycle accident

Incident Date: 9/7/1930

Weapon: Not available

Suspect: Not available

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Trooper Frank M. Schwartz succumbed to injuries received four days earlier in a motorcycle accident while on duty.

Trooper Schwartz was patrolling Barr Highway to keep the heavy traffic moving while the city of Joliet conducted ceremonies opening its new airport. His motorcycle collided with a car, causing his leg to be crushed. He was transported to St. Joseph's Hospital.

Trooper Schwartz is a one year veteran of the Illinois State Police, also serving 9 years with another department and a WWI veteran; He is survived by his wife.

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To fully appreciate the heroes of the present, we must recognize our heroes of the past. Your heroism and service is honored today, the 83rd anniversary year of your death. I am priviliged to be among the first to leave a tribute to you. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer who was murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Time never diminishes respect. Your memory will always be honored and revered. Rest In Peace.

Phyllis Lasater Loya
mom of fallen Pittsburg (CA) officer Larry Lasater
May 5, 2013

 

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