Sergeant Frank A. Trainor

Sergeant Frank A. Trainor

New Jersey State Police, New Jersey

End of Watch Monday, August 3, 1953

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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.

Bio

  • Age 40
  • Tour 15 years
  • Badge 602

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by vehicle

traffic stop

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Sergeant Trainor was a close friend of my grandfather's Walter Perry (during the 40's and 50s). My grandfather and Frank Trainor were neighbors in Mays Landing.

Sergeant Trainor additionally was my father's mentor for the New Jersey State Police.

Barbara Ann Perry

January 22, 2015

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