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Patrolman Frank H. Dunn, Jr. | Hammond Police Department, Indiana Hammond Police Department, Indiana

Patrolman

Frank H. Dunn, Jr.

Hammond Police Department, Indiana

End of Watch: Thursday, June 1, 1961

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 43

Tour: 9 years, 9 months

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Arrested

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Patrolman Frank Dunn was shot and killed in an ambush situation while walking his downtown beat.

When checking on a business, a man rounded the corner and for no apparent reason shot Patrolman Dunn four times in the chest. A massive manhunt led into Chicago where the suspect was apprehended after a sharp-eyed hotel clerk recognized a roomer who had been living at a Hammond hotel until the day Patrolman Dunn was shot.

Patrolman Dunn had served with the Hammond Police Department for over 9½ years.

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Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
GOD Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito
Texas
June 1, 2015

 

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