Inspector Frank Guzzo

Inspector Frank Guzzo

Orange Police Department, New Jersey

End of Watch Wednesday, September 10, 1952

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Frank Guzzo

Inspector Frank Guzzo was killed in a motorcycle while pursuing a speeding vehicle.

Inspector Guzzo's motorcycle collided with another vehicle at the intersection of Tremont Avenue and Ross Street in East Orange. He was taken to Orange Memorial Hospital where his own son, who was a surgeon, operated on him in an attempt to save his life.

On October 7th, 2008, Patrolman Guzzo was posthumously promoted to the rank of Inspector along with three other fallen officers from the Orange Police Department.


  • Age 56
  • Tour 25 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicle pursuit
  • Weapon Automobile
  • Offender Not available

vehicle pursuit

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To fully appreciate the heroes of the present, we must recognize our heroes of the past. Your heroism and service is honored today, the 61rst anniversary year of your death. I am priviliged to be among the first to leave a tribute to you. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer who was murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Time never diminishes respect. Your memory will always be honored and revered. Rest In Peace.

Phyllis Lasater Loya
mom of fallen Pittsburg (CA) officer Larry Lasater

May 4, 2013

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