Trooper Frances Irene Galvin

Trooper Frances Irene Galvin

Colorado State Patrol, Colorado

End of Watch Friday, May 25, 1979

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

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Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
God Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito

May 25, 2015

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