Bio & Incident Details
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Badge # 217
Cause: Struck by vehicle
Patrolman Frederick Beard was struck by a tractor trailer and killed during the pursuit of a robbery suspect. The suspect vehicle stopped on I-75 and as Patrolman Beard exited his patrol car he was struck by the semi.
The suspect Patrolman Beard was chasing was apprehended and sentenced to 81 years in prison in connection with the incident.