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Patrolman George A. Frees | Suffolk County Police Department, New York Suffolk County Police Department, New York

Patrolman

George A. Frees

Suffolk County Police Department, New York

End of Watch: Tuesday, April 6, 1971

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 28

Tour: 2 years

Badge # 1649

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Rifle

Offender: Deceased

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Officer Frees was shot and killed as he and his partner responded to a domestic disturbance call in Wyandanch, New York. Both officers were shot as they exited their patrol car. Officer Frees' partner survived the shooting, but Officer Frees succumbed to his wounds.

The suspect was killed at the scene of the shooting after the house was set on fire.

Officer Frees had served with the Suffolk County Police Department for 2 years.

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I remember this tragic incident. So sad. I passed this location many times and never forgot what happened to Officer Frees and his partner. RIP George.

walter depietro
port richey police dept
December 15, 2016

 

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