Fallen Hero Obituary

Law enforcement officer killed in the line of duty in Massachusetts

Officer Thomas F. Rose Age: 42 years old Tour: 13 years Boston Police End of Watch: Friday, February 19, 1993
Obituary
Police Officer Thomas Rose was shot and killed with his own weapon after letting an inmate out of his cell to make a phone call at the Boston Government Center.

The suspect was found guilty of voluntary manslaughter and sentenced to 26 to 30 years.

Officer Rose was a U.S. Air Force veteran and had served with the Boston Police Department for 13 years. He was survived by his wife, three children, and one granddaughter.

Remembering …

mlemf-logoOver 340 law enforcement officers have lost their lives while protecting the citizens of the Commonwealth. This encompasses state and local police, federal, sheriff and correction officers.

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

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