Patrolman Kenneth R. Fratus

Patrolman Kenneth R. Fratus

Warwick Police Department, Rhode Island

End of Watch Friday, May 21, 1971

Kenneth R. Fratus

Patrolman Kenneth Fratus was directing traffic at a water main installation project on Centerville Road in front of the Apponaug Elementary School, when the driver of a 10 wheel dump truck backed up and ran over him.

He was pronounced dead at Kent County Hospital.


  • Age 27
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by vehicle

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Patrolman Fratus,
On today, the 46th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Warwick. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

May 21, 2017

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