Captain G. Frank Coffey

Captain G. Frank Coffey

Fort Worth Police Department, Texas

End of Watch Saturday, June 26, 1915

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G. Frank Coffey

Captain Coffey was shot and killed while attempting to arrest a man for being involved in a fight earlier in the day. One of the man's relatives opened fire on Captain Coffey, striking him three times. The suspect was charged with murder. His trial resulted in a mistrial.

Captain Coffey had served with the agency for 2 years. He was survived by his wife and four children.


  • Age 37
  • Tour 2 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Not available

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No passage of time will ever erase you service or the sacrifice you made. Rest in peace always.

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

June 26, 2020

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