Patrolman Frank Cichon

Patrolman Frank Cichon

Youngstown Police Department, Ohio

End of Watch Saturday, December 21, 1963

Frank Cichon

Patrolman Cichon was struck and killed by a drunk driver at Glenwood and Cleveland Streets while he and another officer were investigating a hit-and-run accident at 0130 hours. The two officers and two civilians were standing in the street when the drunk driver struck all four of them. Patrolman Cichon was thrown 115-feet. He was transported to South Side Hospital where he succumbed to his injuries two hours later.

The driver was arrested and was determined to have a BAC of .135. He was issued a fine for $2,500.

Patrolman Cichon had served with the Youngstown Police Department for 13 years. He was survived by his wife, daughters, and two sons.

Bio

  • Age 41
  • Tour 13 years
  • Badge 1

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicular assault
  • Weapon Automobile; Alcohol involved
  • Offender Fined $2,500

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NEVER FORGET! On behalf of the Westerville, Ohio Division of Police, we honor the dedicated service and ultimate sacrifice of Patrolman Frank Cichon of the Youngstown Police Department, Ohio and the additional 78 American Peace Officers who have paid the ultimate sacrifice on this date in history.

Chief Joe Morbitzer
Westerville, Ohio Division of Police

December 21, 2017

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