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Trooper Frank A. Doris | Illinois State Police, Illinois Illinois State Police, Illinois


Frank A. Doris

Illinois State Police, Illinois

End of Watch: Saturday, May 27, 1967
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Reflections for Trooper Frank A. Doris


Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
God Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito
May 27, 2015

Frank Doris was a good State policeman but more importantly, he was a good dad! When his oldest son, Rod, played basketball for OCC, he would come to the games if at all possible. When the team would go out to eat at the Holiday Inn for the "All you can eat" meals, Frank would stop in. Before he left, he would always say, "Glad you got to see me!" His smile and his love for his family live on!

Carol Vaughn Schafer
Just a friend
December 28, 2014

I was just a young boy, but remember Franks death, he was my fathers best friend and colleague !!
I have the privilidges of being friends with the Doris family, and can only vaguely imagine the loss they suffered !
My heart goes out to them still to this day !!
RIP Trooper Frank Doris ,, from your lil buddy Bill Willis !!
I will never forget you either !!

William j willis
March 17, 2014

May 27, 1967 is a day that I shall never forget. I lost my father that day. I became a police officer and dedicated my life, as Dad did, to serving the citizens of Illinois. I know he watched over me in my career as I completed my service and retired after 29 years in law enforcement. When my time on Earth is done, I hope to see your smiling face again.

Lt. Mark Doris - Retired ISP
November 4, 2013

Rest in Peace, Trooper Doris. Your sacrifice is not forgotten.

Officer 11169
November 21, 2012

Police work can be most dangerous, even in the simplest of situations, like writing a speeding ticket. Your ultimate sacrifie some 44 years ago will not be forgotten. You are a hero and your contribution shall not be forgotten.

Detective Thomas Downes
May 27, 2011

Trooper Doris,
On today, the 42nd anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice-not just for your community, but also for our Country when you served during WW II. And to your family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


May 27, 2009

Rest in peace Brother Frank, you are a true hero and will never be forgotten.

Son of G. Truman Wortham EOW 7/15/73

May 28, 2004

Rest in peace Brother Frank, you are a true hero and will never be forgotten.

Son of G. Truman Wortham EOW 7/15/73

May 28, 2004

I remember well when Frank Doris died. I was only 13. My dad, Donald Johnson, was a Corporal in the State Police working out of District 12A. We were walking daddy to his car when Ura Gaines car went by. Daddy pulled his shotgun from the car and got in the chase. He ended up causing the suspect to roll the car. It hit daddy hard the way Trooper Doris died during a routine traffic stop. Daddy talked about what a good policeman he had been. It was the first time I really understood the danger that daddy and the other officers faced.

Carolyn Johnson


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