Constable Frank Eugene Trask

Constable Frank Eugene Trask

Benson Police Department, Arizona

End of Watch Tuesday, May 9, 1911

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Frank Eugene Trask

Constable Frank Trask was shot and killed by a hobo in the town's railroad yard. Constable Trask managed to return fire seriously wounding his assailant. He recovered from his wound and was charged with murder.

Constable Trask was survived by his son. His wife and daughter preceded him in death.

Constable Trask's son, Inspector Clarence Trask Sr., was shot and killed in the line of duty on April 8th, 1947, in Santa Cruz County, Arizona, while serving with the United States Customs Service.


  • Age 55
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun; .38 caliber
  • Offender Charged with murder


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Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.

Thank you for your heroism.

God Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito

May 9, 2015

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