Police Officer Leander Frank
Navajo Division of Public Safety, Tribal Police
End of Watch: Tuesday, August 30, 2016
Tour of Duty: Not available
Badge Number: Not available
Cause of Death: Automobile accident
Date of Incident: August 30, 2016
Weapon Used: Not available
Suspect Info: Not available
Agency Contact Information
Director Jesse Delmar
Navajo Division of Public Safety
PO Drawer J
Window Rock, AZ 86515
Phone: (928) 871-6363
Police Officer Leander Frank was killed in a head-on crash while responding to a call in Apache County, Arizona.
He was traveling on Route 64, between Tsaile and Chinle, when their vehicles collided. Officer Frank was killed in the crash. The occupants of the other vehicle were injured.
Authorities say a Navajo Nation patrol officer has been killed in a car crash between Chinle and Tsaile.
The Navajo Nation Police Department has identified the officer as Leander Frank.
They say Frank had been dispatched to a call Tuesday in the Tsaile area.
Authorities say Frank’s vehicle collided head-on with another car in the middle of Navajo Route 64.
Police say Frank was killed instantly.
They say all passengers in the other vehicle survived the crash.
The accident is being investigated by the Arizona Department of Public Safety.