Deputy Sheriff Frank Floyd McKenzie

Deputy Sheriff Frank Floyd McKenzie

Loudon County Sheriff's Department, Tennessee

End of Watch Saturday, March 26, 1977

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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.

Bio

  • Age 50
  • Tour 26 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Duty related illness

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I remember Frankie fondly. Always a kind word and a gentle heart. My father was Sheriff at the time and I am an officer now and will never forget the night that call came in.

Patrolman J Kent Russell
Loudon PD

December 5, 2019

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