Officer Frank J. Howell

Officer Frank J. Howell

Quincy Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch Wednesday, February 19, 1964

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Frank J. Howell

Officer Frank Howell suffered a fatal heart attack shortly after a foot pursuit of a juvenile suspect.

The suspect was wanted for stealing a vehicle. Officer Howell collapsed shortly after returning to the police station.

Officer Howell had served with the Quincy Police Department for 11 years. He was survived by his wife, two sons and daughter.


  • Age 38
  • Tour 11 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Heart attack

foot pursuit, juvenile

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Officer Howell,
I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Quincy. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

BPA Mike Casey
United States Border Patrol(Retired)

March 19, 2024

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