Deputy Sheriff Frank Floyd McKenzie

Deputy Sheriff Frank Floyd McKenzie

Loudon County Sheriff's Department, Tennessee

End of Watch Saturday, March 26, 1977

Frank Floyd McKenzie

Deputy 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 been with the agency for 26 years and was survived by his mother, twin brother, and sister.


  • Age 50
  • Tour 26 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Duty related illness

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Your heroism and service is honored today, the 35th anniversary of your death. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer who was murdered in the the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Time never diminishes respect. Your memory will always be honored and revered.

I pray for solace for all those that love and remember you for I know both the pain and pride are forever. Your family is in my heart's embrace. Thanks to your friends for sharing their memories and devotion to you through their reflections.

Rest In Peace.

Phyllis Loya
Mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05

March 26, 2012

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