OFFICER DOWN MEMORIAL PAGE
Detective Frank J. Lema, Sr.
United States Department of Defense - Naval Station Newport Police Department, U.S. Government
End of Watch: Thursday, September 26, 2013
Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 21 years
Badge # D10
Cause: Struck by vehicle
Location: Rhode Island
Incident Date: 9/26/2013
Weapon: Not available
Suspect: Not available
Detective Frank Lema was struck and killed by a government truck on-board the base at approximately 1:30 pm.
He was transported to a local hospital before being transferred to Rhode Island Hospital. He succumbed to his injuries approximately nine hours after being struck.
Detective Lema had served with the Naval Station Newport Police Department for 21 years after retiring as a captain with the Middletown Police Department. He is survived by his five children.
Please contact the following agency to send condolences or to obtain funeral arrangements:
United States Department of Defense - Naval Station Newport Police Department
690 Peary Street
Building 1373, Simonpietri Dr
Newport, RI 02841
Phone: (401) 841-3241