Deputy Sheriff Frank X. Heup

Deputy Sheriff Frank X. Heup

Milwaukee County Sheriff's Office, Wisconsin

End of Watch Monday, November 1, 1915

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Frank X. Heup

Deputy Sheriff Frank Heup was fatally injured when he crashed his motorcycle into the rear of a horse-drawn buggy while pursuing a speeder on the Fond du Lac Highway just north of Milwaukee. He died from head injuries in a local hospital hours later.

Deputy Heup had been a deputy for less than one year after serving four years with the Milwaukee Fire Department. He was survived by his wife and eight children.


  • Age 38
  • Tour 1 year
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash

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This man was my great grandfather. When he passed he left a family of six children, including my Grandfather. He must have been a great man, his son, (my Grandfather) did everything for his family.

God bless him, and all the officers that protect and serve.

PS - Thank you Uncle Harvey for seeing that Frank's sacrifice is being recognized.

Robert Neils
Great Grandson

May 28, 2018

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