Patrolman Robert Arthur Frahm

Patrolman Robert Arthur Frahm

Elgin Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch Thursday, December 4, 1975

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Robert Arthur Frahm

Patrolman Robert Frahm was struck and killed by a vehicle while attempting to stop a suspicious person at the intersection of Big Timber and Hillcrest roads at 6:40 pm. A citizen notified a nearby officer of the accident and Patrolman Frahm was transported to a local hospital where he died approximately 30 minutes later.

Patrolman Frahm had served with the Elgin Police Department for four years and was a US Air Force veteran of the Vietnam War. He was survived by his wife, two children and parents.


  • Age 34
  • Tour 4 years
  • Badge 90

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by vehicle

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We are quickly closing the year 2019 and soon will enter the year 2020. Officer Frahm you are not forgotten. God Bless.

Patrolman Kenneth Labuda
Evanston Illinois Police Department (Retired)

November 2, 2019

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