Deputy Sheriff Frank Floyd McKenzie

Deputy Sheriff Frank Floyd McKenzie

Loudon County Sheriff's Office, Tennessee

End of Watch Saturday, March 26, 1977

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Frank Floyd McKenzie

Deputy Sheriff Frank McKenzie died as a result of a blood clot forming during a foot pursuit.

Deputy McKenzie was on foot patrol when he attempted to stop a car in a parking lot in Philadelphia, Tennessee, being driven by a teenager. While attempting to stop the car a blood clot formed in Deputy McKenzie's foot and lodged in his pulmonary artery. The driver of the vehicle was questioned but never charged in connection with Deputy McKenzie's death.

Deputy McKenzie had served with the Loudon County Sheriff's Office for 26 years. He was survived by his mother, twin brother, and sister.


  • Age 50
  • Tour 26 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Duty related illness
  • Weapon Not available
  • Offender Not available

foot pursuit

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Rest in peace Deputy Sheriff McKenzie.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

March 24, 2022

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