Patrolman George A. Frees

Patrolman George A. Frees

Suffolk County Police Department, New York

End of Watch Tuesday, April 6, 1971

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George A. Frees

Officer Frees was shot and killed as he and his partner responded to a domestic disturbance call at 53 Mount Avenue in Wyandanch.

Both officers were shot as they exited their patrol car. Officer Frees' partner survived the shooting, but Officer Frees succumbed to his wounds.

The suspect was killed at the scene of the shooting after the house was set on fire.

Officer Frees had served with the Suffolk County Police Department for two years. He was survived by his wife and three children.

Bio

  • Age 28
  • Tour 2 years
  • Badge 1649

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Rifle
  • Offender Deceased

domestic

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Patrolman Frees,
On today, the 51st anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Nassau County. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

R.I.P.
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Anonymous
United States Border Patrol

April 6, 2022

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