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 Frank 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 when his service weapon misfired.

Detective Hage had served with the Detroit Police Department for seven years. He 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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Though I will never get to meet you, I am forever thankful for your service. You left me, my siblings, my mother, and so many more feeling safe knowing you were there to serve and protect. I hope to sit with you one day, many years from now, and learn about your life and time in the force.

With love,
your great-great granddaughter.

Athena G Walter
great-great granddaughter

November 2, 2023

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