Police Officer Ariel Anton Frett

Police Officer Ariel Anton Frett

Virgin Islands Police Department, Virgin Islands

End of Watch Thursday, February 8, 2007

Ariel Anton Frett

Officer Ariel Frett was shot and killed while attempting to take police action against a group of four suspects while off duty.

The suspects assaulted Officer Frett and then shot him after stealing his gun.

A second off duty officer who happened across the scene was able to return fire and wounded one of the teenage suspects, who was then taken into custody.

Officer Frett had served with the Virgin Islands Police Department for 25 years. He is survived by his three sons, three daughters, four sisters, five brothers, and four grandchildren.

Bio

  • Age 52
  • Tour 25 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Shot and wounded

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My deepest condolences to the family members of Officer Frett. His senseless death was tragic, but God has taken care of Ariel as his soul is now in Heaven looking over his sons and daughters. God bless his family.

First Sergeant Thomas Webb (Retired)
New York State Police

January 25, 2018

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