Patrolman Frank Humr

Patrolman Frank Humr

Cleveland Division of Police, Ohio

End of Watch Friday, October 29, 1965

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Frank Humr

Patrolman Frank Humr was killed when his police motorcycle struck another vehicle as he attempted to make a traffic stop.

He was pursuing a speeding motorist on Puritas when a vehicle traveling south on Valleyside turned left in front of him. The driver of the vehicle was charged with vehicular homicide.

Patrolman Humr had served with the Cleveland Division of Police for 6 years. He was survived by his wife and three children


  • Age Not available
  • Tour 6 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash

motor officer, traffic stop, vehicle pursuit

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NEVER FORGET! On behalf of the Ohio Attorneys General Bureau of Criminal Identification & Investigation, we honor the dedicated service and ultimate sacrifice of Patrolman Frank Humr of the Cleveland Division of Police, Ohio, Ohio and the additional 65 American Peace Officers who have paid the ultimate sacrifice on this date in history.

Superintendent Joe Morbitzer
Ohio Attorney General, Bureau of Criminal Investigation

October 29, 2023

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