Patrol Officer Larry Leland Frost

Patrol Officer Larry Leland Frost

Tacoma Police Department, Washington

End of Watch Friday, September 9, 1977

Larry Leland Frost

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.

Bio

  • Age 29
  • Tour 7 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Officer's handgun
  • Offender Committed

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