Patrolman Orville Franklin Evans

Patrolman Orville Franklin Evans

Rossville Police Department, Tennessee

End of Watch Tuesday, June 27, 1989

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Orville Franklin Evans

Patrolman Evans suffered a fatal heart attack while participating in a required training course at the Tennessee Law Enforcement Training Academy. He was conducting stage six of the physical stress test, which involved shooting at targets while negotiating an obstacle course, when he collapsed.

Patrolman Evans had served with the agency for 6 years. He was survived by his wife and child.


  • Age 50
  • Tour 6 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Heart attack

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Thank you for your service and know that your sacrifice will never be forgotten. Rest in peace always.

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

June 27, 2020

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