Chief of Police Frank Chadwick

Chief of Police Frank Chadwick

Puyallup Police Department, Washington

End of Watch Monday, July 15, 1935

Frank Chadwick

Chief Chadwick and Officer Harry Storem were shot and killed while attempting to arrest a bank robbery suspect near Alderton. As the officers neared the suspect he opened fire on them, striking Officer Storem in the wrist. Chief Chadwick attempted to exit the driver's side of the vehicle but was struck just above the collar bone. As Officer Storem attempted to regain control of his weapon after being shot, the suspect shot him in the head.

The suspect was convicted of murder and executed on April 6, 1943.

Bio

  • Age Not available
  • Tour Not available
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Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Executed in 1943

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To fully appreciate the heroes of the present, we must recognize our heroes of the past. Your heroism and service is honored today, the 78th anniversary year of your death. I am priviliged to be among the first to leave a tribute to you. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer who was murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Time never diminishes respect. Your memory will always be honored and revered. Rest In Peace.

Phyllis Lasater Loya
mom of fallen Pittsburg (CA) Officer Larry Lasater

January 9, 2013

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