Police Officer Frank Robert Schlatt

Police Officer Frank Robert Schlatt

Atlanta Police Department, Georgia

End of Watch Saturday, May 13, 1978

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Frank Robert Schlatt

Officer Schlatt was shot and killed while responding to a burglary at a furniture store.

As he entered the business, he was shot in the face by the burglar, who was hiding behind a couch. The suspect was eventually captured and executed.

Officer Schlatt was a U.S. Navy veteran of the Vietnam War and had served with the Atlanta Police Department for five years. He was survived by his wife and daughter.


  • Age 30
  • Tour 5 years
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Shotgun
  • Offender Executed


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