Officer Frank Andrew Gwiazdowski

Officer Frank Andrew Gwiazdowski

Norwich Police Department, Connecticut

End of Watch Monday, October 12, 1936

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Frank Andrew Gwiazdowski

Officer Frank Gwiazdowski was struck and killed by a hit-and-run driver at Boswell Avenue and Hickory Street while en route to police headquarters.

The driver was apprehended approximately ten minutes later and charged with manslaughter.

Officer Gwiazdowski was survived by his wife. His brother also served as a supernumerary officer in the department.


  • Age 39
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicular assault
  • Incident Date Sunday, October 11, 1936
  • Weapon Automobile
  • Offender Apprehended


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Officer Gwiazdowski,
On today, the 85th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Norwich.


United States Border Patrol

October 11, 2021

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