Charlottesville Police Officer Memorial

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George Thomas Seal

Officer Rank: Policeman

End of Watch: December 31, 1888

Cause: SHOT

Age: Unknown

Years of Service: Unknown

Description: Officer Seal was shot and killed while attempting to make an arrest. The suspect was found guilty in a court of law.

Meredith A. Thomas

Officer Rank: Police Officer

End of Watch: April 12, 1917

Cause: SHOT

Age: 41

Years of Service: Unknown

Description: Police Officer Thomas was shot with his own gun as he attempted to arrest two burglars caught stealing hams from a warehouse. Officer Thomas was struck from behind with a brick by the first suspect. The second suspect gained control of the officer's revolver and shot him in the abdomen. Both suspects were convicted of first degree murder.

Robert Eugene Frazier, Jr.

Officer Rank: Lieutenantfrazier2.JPG

End of Watch: April 15, 2002

Cause: PHYS

Age: 50

Years of Service: 21

Description: Lieutenant Frazier suffered a fatal heart attack while attending the 290th session of the FBI Academy in Quantico, Virginia. Lt. Frazier was running on the training track alone when he collapsed and died.

Lt. Frazier was a 21-year veteran of the organization serving in the capacity of Shift Commander of Patrol Bureau and was Commander of the Jefferson Area Drug Enforcement Unit.

For many law enforcement officers across the Commonwealth of Virginia, Lt. "Bob" Frazier was well known as Special Weapons and Tactics Team (SWAT) Commander for the Charlottesville Police. He is survived by his wife, Sharon, three sons, and one daughter.