Patrolman Frank Donarumo

Patrolman Frank Donarumo

Hamden Police Department, Connecticut

End of Watch Monday, July 27, 1964

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Frank Donarumo

Patrolman Donarumo was killed when his patrol car was struck by a New Haven Railroad passenger train at a private crossing off of State Street. He was en route to investigate trucks parked on private property near the tracks.

Patrolman Donarumo had served with the Hamden Police Department for 7 years. He was survived by his wife, son, and several brothers.


  • Age 29
  • Tour 7 years
  • Badge 40

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by train

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Thank you for your service and please know that your sacrifice will never, ever be forgotten. Rest in peace always.

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

July 27, 2020

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