Patrolman Frank Cichon

Patrolman Frank Cichon

Youngstown Police Department, Ohio

End of Watch Saturday, December 21, 1963

Frank Cichon

Patrolman Cichon was struck and killed by a drunk driver at Glenwood and Cleveland Streets while he and another officer were investigating a hit-and-run accident at 0130 hours. The two officers and two civilians were standing in the street when the drunk driver struck all four of them. Patrolman Cichon was thrown 115-feet. He was transported to South Side Hospital where he succumbed to his injuries two hours later.

The driver was arrested and was determined to have a BAC of .135. He was issued a fine for $2,500.

Patrolman Cichon had served with the Youngstown Police Department for 13 years. He was survived by his wife, daughters, and two sons.


  • Age 41
  • Tour 13 years
  • Badge 1

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicular assault
  • Weapon Automobile; Alcohol involved
  • Offender Fined $2,500

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