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Detective Frank Burns | El Paso Police Department, Texas El Paso Police Department, Texas

Detective

Frank Burns

El Paso Police Department, Texas

End of Watch: Thursday, April 12, 1923

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 28

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Incident Date: Not available

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Not available

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Detective Burns was shot and killed while assisting federal narcotics agents in breaking up a drug ring. The officers entered a store to arrest the drug dealer when a concealed man opened fire, striking Detective Burns. He was transported to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injuries two days later.
He was survived by his wife.

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Rest in Peace Detective Burns. Thank You for your Service and Sacrifice protecting the citizens of El Paso Texas.

I Pray for Peace for your Family, Friends and Co-Workers. I also Pray that the hounds of hell forever gnaw at the flesh of your murderers.

Amen.

Senior Special Agent B.L. Sherwood (Ret)
Port Terminal Railroad Police Houston, Texas
April 12, 2016

 

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