Patrolman Orville Franklin Evans

Patrolman Orville Franklin Evans

Rossville Police Department, Tennessee

End of Watch Tuesday, June 27, 1989

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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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

July 4, 2015

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