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Patrol Officer Larry Leland Frost | Tacoma Police Department, Washington Tacoma Police Department, Washington

Patrol Officer

Larry Leland Frost

Tacoma Police Department, Washington

End of Watch: Friday, September 9, 1977

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 29

Tour: 7 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Officer's handgun

Offender: Committed

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Officer Frost was shot and killed with his own weapon after responding to a vandalism call. A struggle ensued between Officer Frost and the suspect. The man gained control of Officer Frost's revolver and shot him five times.

The suspect was arrested a short distance away. He was committed to a state hospital.

Officer Frost had served with the agency for 7 years. He was survived by his son and daughter.

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