Fallen Hero Obituary

Law enforcement officer killed in the line of duty in Massachusetts

Officer Albert Saccocia Age: 53 years old Tour: 15 years East Bridgewater End of Watch: Friday, September 30, 1966
Patrolman Albert Saccocia suffered a fatal heart attack moments after quelling a large fight at a local nightclub. He and another officer were attempting to break up the fight, which involved approximately 20 people, when one of the fighters took his nightclub and struck him with it several times.

He collapsed approximately five minutes after the fighting was stopped.

Patrolman Saccocia had served with the agency for 15 years. He was survived by his wife and three children.

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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