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Officer Frank S. Hallett | Minneapolis Police Department, Minnesota Minneapolis Police Department, Minnesota

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Frank S. Hallett

Minneapolis Police Department, Minnesota

End of Watch: Wednesday, August 25, 1920

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 45

Tour: 11 years

Badge # 238

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Convicted; Sentenced to 30 Years

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Officer Frank Hallett was shot and killed when he and two other officers stopped four men in a vehicle they suspected of being moonshiners. As Officer Hallett approached the car at Franklin Avenue and 26th Avenue the suspects inside opened fire, striking Officer Hallett in the head. The other officers returned fire but the suspects escaped.

Three shooters were apprehended and convicted; they were sentenced to 30 years imprisonment in the state penitentiary.

Officer Hallett had been with the agency for 11 years and was survived by his wife and two children.

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To fully appreciate the heroes of the present, we must recognize our heroes of the past. Your heroism and service is honored today, the 93rd anniversary year of your death. I am priviliged to be among the first to leave a tribute to you. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer who was murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Time never diminishes respect. Your memory will always be honored and revered. Rest In Peace.

Phyllis Loya
Mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05
April 13, 2013

 

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