Fallen Hero Obituary

Law enforcement officer killed in the line of duty in Massachusetts

Officer Frank Kowal Age: 24 years old Hadley Police End of Watch: Sunday, July 5, 1931
Patrolman Frank Kowal was killed in a motorcycle accident while on duty. His motorcycle struck a curb near the Calvin Coolidge Bridge abutment on the Northampton-Amherst Highway, now Route 9.

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.

Our Strength is in their Memories