Patrolman Robert Arthur Frahm

Patrolman Robert Arthur Frahm

Elgin Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch Thursday, December 4, 1975

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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Officer Frahm's story was read in Richton Park Police Department's roll call on 11-24-16 to honor him.

Sgt. James Galvan

November 24, 2016

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