Patrolman Frank Kowal

Patrolman Frank Kowal

Hadley Police Department, Massachusetts

End of Watch Sunday, July 5, 1931

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Frank Kowal

Patrolman Frank Kowal was killed in a motorcycle accident while on duty. His motorcycle struck a curb near the Calvin Coolidge Bridge abutment on the Northampton-Amherst Highway, now Route 9.


  • Age 24
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash

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Patrolman Kowal, it has been 92 years since you were taken from us. New England law enforcement has continued to thrive, learn and become safer due to the traditions and sacrifices that you and too many others have made for us. Thank you for your service.

Chief (Ret) Steven Marshall
Georges Mills, NH

July 5, 2023

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