Trooper Frank M. Schwartz

Trooper Frank M. Schwartz

Illinois State Police, Illinois

End of Watch Thursday, September 11, 1930

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Frank M. Schwartz

Trooper Frank M. Schwartz succumbed to injuries received four days earlier in a motorcycle accident while on duty.

Trooper Schwartz was patrolling Barr Highway to keep the heavy traffic moving while the city of Joliet conducted ceremonies opening its new airport. His motorcycle collided with a car, causing his leg to be crushed. He was transported to St. Joseph's Hospital.

Trooper Schwartz is a one year veteran of the Illinois State Police, also serving 9 years with another department and a WWI veteran; He is survived by his wife.


  • Age 36
  • Tour 10 years
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash
  • Incident Date Sunday, September 7, 1930

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Rest in peace and know that no passage of time will ever erase your service and sacrifice.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

September 11, 2020

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