Police Officer Frank E. Walls

Police Officer Frank E. Walls

Detroit Police Department, Michigan

End of Watch Monday, October 17, 1988

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Frank E. Walls

Police Officer Frank Walls was shot and killed as he led a special operations team into the apartment of a mentally disturbed man who had just shot and killed Lieutenant James Schmit.

Following a seven-hour siege, the entry team had secured the lower level of the home at 4130 Springle Ave. at 2:14 p.m. As Officer Walls moved to the stairs, he was shot and killed. The suspect was shot and killed by other SRT members after he shot Officer Walls. Officer Walls, a U.S. Marine Corps veteran, is survived by his parents, sister, and two brothers.

Bio

  • Age 39
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge 1494
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Rifle; .30-.30
  • Offender Shot and killed

mentally ill

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Gone but never forgotten. Rest In Peace, brother.

Police Officer Anonymous Anonymous
Detroit PD

December 27, 2018

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