Deputy Sheriff Frank Walter Twombley

Deputy Sheriff Frank Walter Twombley

Multnomah County Sheriff's Office, Oregon

End of Watch Tuesday, November 19, 1918

Frank Walter Twombley

Deputy Frank Twombley was shot and killed while attempting to stop a speeding motorist. Deputy Twombley was riding his police motorcycle and had sped up to the driver's side door. The driver of the vehicle shot him off of the motorcycle.

The suspect was arrested, convicted of murder, and sentenced to life.


  • Age Not available
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Sentenced to life

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Your heroism and service is honored today, the 93rd anniversary of your death. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Rest In Peace

Phyllis Loya
mother of fallen officer Larry Lasater, PPD, eow 4/24/05

November 19, 2011

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