Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 6 years
Badge # Not available
Incident Date: 1/17/1989
Weapon: Edged weapon; Knife
Suspect: Sentenced to life
Corrections Director Mike Francke was stabbed to death by an ex-convict who attempted to rob him in front of the Oregon Department of Corrections headquarters.
The subject was arrested and sentenced to life in prison without parole.
Director Francke was a U.S. Navy veteran and had served with the Oregon Department of Corrections for six years.