Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Officer Walter C. Frago

California Highway Patrol, California

End of Watch Sunday, April 5, 1970

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Reflections for Officer Walter C. Frago

Officer Frago: Thirty-six years later and I am still stung by this incident that took your life and the lives of three other fine CHP officers. Please know your loss truly has not been in vain. The "Newhall Incident" changed law enforcement nationwide and made "officer safety" a reality. You and Officers Gore, Pence and Alleyn are heroes to many officers and even owe their lives to you all. I still pray for all four of you and your families.

Thank you for doing your duty and being eilling to "lay down your life rather than swerve from the line of duty." I just wish more peopole had taken the time to thank you BEFORE you were murdered!!

You are remembered, loved, appreciated and missed.


LoVae Pray Martines, Law Enf. Liaison
MADD-San Bernardino County Chapter

April 6, 2006

Officer Fargo,

As a young man growing up in Newhall, I remember the tragedy that occured. Both my father and mother were in law enforcement in Los Angeles and Los Angeles County. The resulting changes in tactics as a result of the "Newhall Incident" has saved countless lives in the law enforcement community. May you and your fellow Officers rest in peace knowing that your lives were not lost in vain. You gave the ultimate sacrifice, may you continue to walk with angels.

Ed Hadfield Captain

June 23, 2005

Rest In Peace, Your sacrifice will not be forgotten.

Police Officer
Chicago Police Dept.

September 29, 2004

I stop by this website often after the death of two dear friends with the NCSHP (Troopers Calvin Taylor E.O.W. October 3, 2001 and Anthony Cogdill E.O.W. May 30, 2003).

We all grieve over the lives lost in the line of duty. I hope you can find some comfort knowing that there are countless prayers that go out for your family.

Officer Frago, you are remembered on this date of your death. You will always be remembered.

These are senseless tragedies that never seem to stop. God Bless the men and women who continue to serve their communities in our great Nation.

...Gone, but never Forgotten....

Marti (EMT-Paramedic)
Haywood Co EMS (NC)

April 6, 2004

Your incident will always be remembered around the country. May you four officers RIP.

Los Angeles,CA

January 3, 2004

Rest easy blue angel, many years have passed but you are not forgotten.

October 17, 2003

Thanks for your sacrifice. you will not be forgotten, ever.

Ptl B. Ritchie
Parkersburg WV PD

August 28, 2003

Even though I don't know you and your death came before I was born I wanted to thank you for your bravery, it's people like you that make this world a safer place. Know that you did not die in vain. Years have gone by since this unfortunate incident and I am impressed by the sacrafice that you made. May you Rest In Peace....God Bless

Thank you

Jolene Witkin

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