Fallen Hero Obituary

Law enforcement officer killed in the line of duty in Massachusetts

Officer James J. Hodgdon III Age: 23 years old Tour: 1 year Lexington Police End of Watch: Saturday, November 4, 1967
Patrolman James Hodgdon was killed in an automobile accident on Route 2. He may been attempting to write down a license plate number when the accident occurred.

Patrolman Hodgdon had been employed with the Lexington Police Department for one year and is survived by his wife and two sons.

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