Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Police Officer Frank X. Siemion

Detroit Police Department, Michigan

End of Watch Thursday, February 25, 1982

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Reflections for Police Officer Frank X. Siemion

We met when I was a little kid through Janet, Robby, and Donny. I ended up getting on the job about 14 years later. I remember you being very knowledgeable and hard working. RIP Frank

PO Scott Spencer
Detroit Police Department (Ret)

January 16, 2020

You were a great Police Officer and a great friend. We'll be fishing together again one day.

Retired Detective
Retired Detective Clinton Township Police Department

January 29, 2018

He was a loving and caring man who was a great policeman for the city of Detroit. He was shot in the back. The mayor at the time, Mayor Coleman Young, conducted his own investigation and the killer never went to prison for even 1 day! Franks' father died of a broken heart.
We have all mourned for him since. (That is the rest of the story)

Jacqueline Siemion

March 21, 2012

Your heroism and service is honored today, the 30th 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 murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

I pray for solace for all those who 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 family and friends for sharing their devotion and memories in their reflections.

Rest In Peace.

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

February 25, 2012

Thank you Sir for your service, RIP as you shall never be forgotten.

James Kotke
Civilian / Former Officer
WSF Park Police (Wi.)

February 25, 2012

frank, you are in my thoughts and prayers to this very day.i ll never forget working with you on a beat on chene street, my first b&e discovered, and your times and efforts with me on sct 7-2 . currently, the seventh precinct may be boarded up, and the photos and your photo on the honor wall may be gone , but you are not forgotten. today i read abt a young oak park officer killed doing his job and i was prompted to write a reflection to you. repose en paix, g f sheridan 73 L sct 7-8 badge 184.

george f sheridan dpd retd
police officer, worked with offcr siemion

December 29, 2008

Officer Siemion your work on this Earth as we know it is done. You are in God's Hands now brother. May you rest in peace

SGT. Daryl Brewer
Clarksville Police Dept. Clarksville, Tennessee

May 23, 2008


Van Den Berghe

February 19, 2008

"The Badge"
He starts his shift each day
To respond to calls unknown.
He drives a marked patrol car.
A police officer he is known.
He's paid by the citizens' taxes
To make it safe on the streets.
But he usually has a second job
'Cause a waitress has his salary beat.
Now he doesn't know a holiday
'Cause he works all year round.
And when Thanksgiving and Christmas finally arrive
At his home he cannot be found.
He's cursed and assaulted often,
The one whos blood runs blue.
He seldom ever gets a thanks,
To some he's just a fool.
His friends are always other cops
'Cause people just don't understand
That underneath his badge and gun,
He's just another man.
He knows there might not be a tomorrow
In this world of drugs and crime.
And he gets so mad at the court system
'Cause the crooks don't get any time.
And each day when he leaves for work,
He prays to God above.
Please bring me home after my shift
So I can see the ones I love.
But tonight he stops a speeding car,
He's alone down this ole' highway.
It's just a little traffic infraction.
He does it everyday.
Well, he walks up to the driver's window,
And his badge is shining bright.
He asked the guy for a driver's license,
When a shot rang through the night.
Yes, the bullet hit its mark,
Striking the officer in the chest.
But the Department's budget didn't buy
Each officer a bullet-proof vest.
So he lay on the ground bleeding.
His blood wasn't blue - His blood was red.
And briefly he thought of his loved ones
'Cause in a moment the officer was dead.
In the news they told the story
Of how this officer had died.
And some who listened cared less,
But those who loved him cried.
Well, they buried him in uniform
With his badge pinned on his chest.
He even had his revolver,
He died doing his best.
Written By:
David L. Bell
Richland County Sheriff's Department
Columbia, South Carolina
Used with Special Permission of the Author
Copyright © 1999 - All Rights Reserved
and may not be duplicated without permission

Investigator David L Bell
Richland County Sheriff's Dept., Columbia, SC

November 13, 2007

My son Jared made his confirmation this year in church- he made the choice to use the name Frances Xavior after an uncle he never met- my son felt the honor and respect for my uncle that he deserves. We love and miss you very much. It is a shame you were taken away from us so soon.
P.S.- Thanks for the Fireworks every July 4th I think of you!

Shannon, Niece

August 13, 2007

A true hero that has given the ultimate sacrifice... thank you so much for your service. You will never be forgotten.



February 25, 2007

Frank and I were classmates at the Detroit Police Academy (72-H). After graduation he was assigned to the east side (7th Pct). I went to the west side of Detroit (6th Pct). He was a good hard working Cop. His biography does not tell that on the day that he was killed he went to the second story of a business place looking for the B&E man who was hiding in a cupboard. When Frank opened the cupboard door he was shot by the thug. Later the jerk was found guilty of a lesser crime by one of our Liberal Judges, Jimmy (Da Judge) DeRio stating that the Killer just broke into the store looking for food for his family. Frank, another classmate, Harry Pepper was buried today, 63 years old, he died of cancer. It’s a shame that you could not have lived as long or longer. May you both rest in peace..

Investigator Dan Budz

August 13, 2006

Frank -
More than 23-years have passed since your death and I still think of you often and remember what a dedicated hard working officer you were. Those of us who worked with you will remember you always.
Bill Gray (LT. DPD-Retired)

Director William Gray
Sanilac County Drug Task Force

December 2, 2005


October 22, 2005

not only uncle, and godfather but a great guy! I miss you, detroit could benefit from your services, and your strong heart! Love Jac

October 21, 2005

Officer Siemion,
On today, the 23rd anniversary of your murder, I would like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Detroit.


February 25, 2005

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