Patrolman Frank S. Archer

Patrolman Frank S. Archer

Kansas City Police Department, Missouri

End of Watch Wednesday, July 14, 1920

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Frank S. Archer

Patrolman Archer was shot and killed by one of two suspicious men he attempted to question. The suspect was arrested, convicted of murder, and sentenced to life. He would not say why he shot Patrolman Archer. The only thing he would say was "I belong in prison".

Patrolman Archer had been with the agency for five months.


  • Age 27
  • Tour 5 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Sentenced to life

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Your heroism and service is honored today, the 90th anniversary of your death. 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

Phyllis Loya
mother of fallen officer Larry Lasater

July 14, 2010

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