Police Officer Frank Robert Schlatt

Police Officer Frank Robert Schlatt

Atlanta Police Department, Georgia

End of Watch Saturday, May 13, 1978

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 Vietnam War and had served with the Atlanta Police Department for five years. He was survived by his wife and daughter.

Bio

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

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Shotgun
  • Offender Executed

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