Fallen Hero Obituary

Law enforcement officer killed in the line of duty in Massachusetts

Officer Leslie H. Peters Jr Age: 52 years old Tour: 23 years Haverhill Police End of Watch: Friday, June 27, 1986
Patrolman Leslie Peters was killed in a motorcycle accident while on duty.

Patrolman Peters was on patrol when he swerved to avoid a vehicle that failed to slow down at an intersection. Patrolman Peters was thrown to the ground and died from his injuries seven hours later.

Patrolman Peters had served with the Haverhill Police Department for 23 years and was survived by his wife and four children.

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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