Trooper Frank J. Tamulis

Trooper Frank J. Tamulis

Illinois State Police, Illinois

End of Watch Monday, August 9, 1937

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Frank J. Tamulis

Trooper Tamulis was killed in a motorcycle accident while on patrol on Southwest Highway near Oak Lawn. He struck the back of a truck during a period of heavy fog. He was transported to a Little Company of Mary Hospital where he succumbed to his injuries a short time later.

Trooper Tamulis had served with the Illinois State Police for six months and was assigned to District 13. Trooper Tamulis was survived by his wife.


  • Age 32
  • Tour 6 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash

motorcycle, patrol

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To fully appreciate the heroes of the present, we must recognize our heroes of the past. Your heroism and service is honored today, the 76th anniversary year of your death. I am priviliged to be among the first to leave a tribute to you. 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 Lasater Loya
mom of fallen Pittsburg (CA) officer Larry Lasater

February 3, 2013

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