Patrolman Francis M. Gallup

Patrolman Francis M. Gallup

Grand Rapids Police Department, Michigan

End of Watch Monday, May 13, 1946

Francis M. Gallup

Patrolman Gallup was killed in a motorcycle accident while working a traffic detail. His motorcycle was struck by a vehicle at McReynolds Street and 5th Street, NW, and he was thrown into another car.

Patrolman Gallup had been with the agency for less than one year and was survived by his wife and 11-day-old daughter.


  • Age 24
  • Tour 1 year
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash

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Uncle Frank, never had the honor of meeting you. You passed before I was born. Your brother, Larry, my dad loved and missed you so. He is gone now and you are together once again. In your honor my family and grandchildren will be visiting the Fallen Officer Memorial in D.C. Thank you for service and all that protect us today.


March 14, 2016

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