Portrait of Miami Police Department motorcycle officer Frank Angelo Croff.

Portrait of Miami Police Department motorcycle officer Frank Angelo Croff.


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  • PR20283

Year

  • 19--

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General Note

  • Born on February 27, 1893, in Genoa, Italy. His family immigrated to the U.S. in 1900 and he became a naturalized citizen in 1914. Married Marie Antoinette in New York City. Joined the Miami Police Department in 1920, a few months before he was killed. He was killed in the line of duty on May 22, 1921 after his motorcycle was struck by a drunk driver (William P. McCarthy). The name of Frank Angelo Croff is inscribed on the National Law Enforcement Memorial in Washington, D.C. (East Wall, Panel 29, Line 10).

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Title of Work

  • Forgotten Heroes: Police Officers Killed in Early Florida 1840-1925

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Physical Description

  • 1 photoprint - col. - 7 x 5 in.

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Chicago Manual of Style

Portrait of Miami Police Department motorcycle officer Frank Angelo Croff. 19--. Color photoprint, 7 x 5 in. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. <https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/13813>, accessed 17 June 2019.

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Portrait of Miami Police Department motorcycle officer Frank Angelo Croff. 19--. Color photoprint. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. Accessed 17 Jun. 2019.<https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/13813>.

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