Fallen Hero Obituary

Law enforcement officer killed in the line of duty in Massachusetts

Officer Walter R. Dacyczyn Age: 46 years old Tour: 12 years Deerfield Police End of Watch: Saturday, October 2, 1976
Obituary
Police Officer Walter Dacyczyn was struck and killed by a drunk driver while assisting a stranded motorist on Route 5 at approximately 1:45 am.

Officer Dacyczyn was a veteran of the Korean War and had served with the Deerfield Police Department for 12 years. He was survived by his wife, two sons, mother, and six siblings.

Remembering …

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The Massachusetts Law Enforcement Memorial will serve as a permanent reminder of their dedication and ultimate sacrifice.

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