Frank Falzon is a highly decorated and accomplished police inspector who investigated more than 300 murders and other cases during his 28-year career with the San Francisco Police Department, 22 of them in the homicide detail.
He played a key role in breaking the notorious Night Stalker case, investigated his childhood friend and former fellow cop for the murders of San Francisco Mayor George Moscone and Supervisor Harvey Milk, participated in the Zodiac, Zebra, and Juan Corona serial murder investigations, and other high-profile cases.
He was a recipient of the San Francisco Police Department’s highest honor, the Gold Medal of Valor. He also earned a Gold Medal Medallion as the city’s Bravest Police Officer and numerous commendations and was the department’s 1978 Police Officer of the Year.
Falzon, born in San Francisco, has an Associate of Science degree in criminology from City College of San Francisco. He and his wife, Donna, live in Marin County, CA and they have four grown children, including two in law enforcement, and nine grandchildren.
Former San Francisco police homicide inspector Frank Falzon recounted his murder investigations, including the Night Stalker case. Followed by music and showbiz attorney Steven Machat with his insider recollections.More »