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Germain, Officer Frederick A.

End of Watch: 
Friday, July 21, 1922
County: 
Spokane
Agency: 
Spokane P.D.

On Friday, July 21, 1922, Officer Frederick Germain of the Spokane Police Department was killed during a pursuit.

Officer Germain was in pursuit of a speeding car being driven by someone later identified as a repeat offender well known to local police.

As Officer Germain was pursuing the car, a large truck swerved to avoid a collision and it drove into a ditch.  The truck spun around and then struck Officer Germain, who was riding a motorcycle. 

Officer Germain died instantly.