Police Officer Frederick W. Behrend

Police Officer Frederick W. Behrend

Detroit Police Department, Michigan

End of Watch Wednesday, December 18, 1935

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Frederick W. Behrend

Officer Behrend succumbed to a gunshot wound sustained 9 years earlier while attempting to stop a robbery on July 9, 1926. Officer Behrend was shot in the head during the incident and was taken to Marine Hospital. Doctors were unable to remove the bullet.

Although crippled by the wound, Officer Behrend returned to work in a limited capacity. He finally succumbed to the wound in 1935.

Officer Behrend had served with the Detroit Police Department for 9 years.


  • Age 36
  • Tour 9 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Incident Date Tuesday, July 6, 1926
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Sentenced to 10 years


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Your heroism and service is honored today, the 76th anniversary of your death. 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 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 Loya
Mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05

December 18, 2011

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