Detective Frank E. Hage

Detective Frank E. Hage

Detroit Police Department, Michigan

End of Watch Sunday, August 17, 1924

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Frank E. Hage

Detective Hage was shot and killed while attempting to stop a robbery-in-progress at a bar located at 447 Elizabeth Street. He was able to shoot and kill one of the suspects but was killed himself after his service weapon misfired.

Detective Hage had served with the Detroit Police Department for 7 years and was survived by his wife and son.


  • Age 33
  • Tour 7 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Shot and killed

robbery attempt

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Det. Hage,
On today, the 93rd anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Detroit. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


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August 17, 2017

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