Sergeant Frank A. Trainor

Sergeant Frank A. Trainor

New Jersey State Police, New Jersey

End of Watch Monday, August 3, 1953

Add to My Heroes

Frank A. Trainor

Sergeant Trainor was struck and killed by a tractor-trailer on northbound New Jersey Turnpike in Burlington County while making a traffic stop. He had just obtained the driver's license and registration and was returning to his patrol car when he was struck.

The driver who struck him was charged with death by automobile and reckless driving.

Sergeant Trainor had served with the agency for just under 15 years. He was survived by his wife and daughter.


  • Age 40
  • Tour 15 years
  • Badge 602

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by vehicle

traffic stop

Most Recent Reflection

View all 8 Reflections

Rest in peace knowing that your service and sacrifice will never be forgotten by your law enforcement brethren.

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

August 3, 2020

Want even more control of your Reflection? Create a free ODMP account now for these benefits:

  • Quick access to your heroes
  • Reflections published quicker
  • Save a Reflection signature
  • View, edit or delete any Reflection you've left in the past

Create an account for more options, or use this form to leave a Reflection now.