Police Officer Frank Balzano

Police Officer Frank Balzano

Chicago Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch Friday, November 14, 1997

Frank Balzano

Officer Frank Balzano was killed while moonlighting at a shopping mall. Officer Belzano fell during an altercation with several suspects, striking his head. He died of his injuries the next day.

A 17-year-old female and a 16-year-old male were arrested and charged with murder. The 16-year-old was charged as an adult.

Officer Balzano had served with the agency for 39 years and was planning on retiring six weeks later. He was survived by his wife, daughter, two sons, and two grandsons.

Bio

  • Age 65
  • Tour 39 years
  • Badge 10528

Incident Details

  • Cause Assault
  • Incident Date Thursday, November 13, 1997
  • Weapon Person
  • Offender Juvenile; Charged with murder

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