Officer Frank S. Hallett

Officer Frank S. Hallett

Minneapolis Police Department, Minnesota

End of Watch Wednesday, August 25, 1920

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Frank S. Hallett

Officer Frank Hallett was shot and killed when he and two other officers stopped four men in a vehicle they suspected of being moonshiners. As Officer Hallett approached the car at Franklin Avenue and 26th Avenue the suspects inside opened fire, striking Officer Hallett in the head. The other officers returned fire but the suspects escaped.

Three shooters were apprehended and convicted; they were sentenced to 30 years imprisonment in the state penitentiary.

Officer Hallett had been with the agency for 11 years and was survived by his wife and two children.

Bio

  • Age 45
  • Tour 11 years
  • Badge 238

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Convicted; Sentenced to 30 Years

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Officer Hallett,
On today, the 100th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Minneapolis.

R.I.P.
USBP

Anonymous
United States Border Patrol

August 25, 2020

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