Fallen Hero Obituary

Law enforcement officer killed in the line of duty in Massachusetts

Lieutenant Benjamin Alexander Age: 42 years old Tour: 16 years Boston Police End of Watch: Saturday, July 4, 1925
Lieutenant Benjamin Alexander was killed when a building collapsed. He was trailing a pickpocket through Chinatown when a building on Bench Street collapsed.

A total of 44 people were killed in the collapse.

Lieutenant Alexander had served with the Boston Police Department for 16 years.

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