Trooper Frances Irene Galvin

Trooper Frances Irene Galvin

Colorado State Patrol, Colorado

End of Watch Friday, May 25, 1979

Add to My Heroes

Frances Irene Galvin

Trooper Francis Galvin was struck and killed by a vehicle while investigating an accident on Route 50, near 25th Lane, east of Pueblo.

She was transported to a local hospital where she succumbed to her injuries the following day.

Trooper Galvin was the first female trooper with the Colorado State Patrol to be killed in the line of duty. She had served with the agency for 15 months.


  • Age 37
  • Tour 1 year, 3 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by vehicle
  • Incident Date Thursday, May 24, 1979

Most Recent Reflection

View all 15 Reflections

Trooper Frances Galvin will never be forgotten; RIP.

First Sergeant Thomas Webb, Retired
New York State Police

June 15, 2019

Want even more control of your Reflection? Create a free ODMP account now for these benefits:

  • Quick access to your heroes
  • Reflections published quicker
  • Save a Reflection signature
  • View, edit or delete any Reflection you've left in the past

Create an account for more options, or use this form to leave a Reflection now.