Officer Frankie Mae Shivers

Officer Frankie Mae Shivers

Hollywood Police Department, Florida

End of Watch Sunday, September 5, 1982

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Frankie Mae Shivers

Officer Shivers was shot and killed with her own weapon by a suicidal female. Officer Shivers and her training officer responded to a traffic accident in which a deranged female had struck the back of a patrol unit, which burst into flames. As Officer Shivers' partner assisted the injured officer, she and another officer attempted to pull the deranged driver out of the car, which was on fire. As Officer Shivers attempted to pull the female from the burning car the suspect gained control of her weapon and shot her in between the panels of her vest. The suspect was shot and killed by other officers when she started firing at them.

Officer Shivers was a recent academy graduate and had only been with the agency for nine months.


  • Age 28
  • Tour 9 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Officer's handgun
  • Offender Shot and killed

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Rest in peace Officer Shivers. A true heroine!

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

September 5, 2021

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