Fallen Hero Obituary

Law enforcement officer killed in the line of duty in Massachusetts

Officer Rubin A. Paine Age: 61 years old Tour: 33 years Marblehead Police End of Watch: Tuesday, April 25, 1950
Patrol Officer Reuben Paine succumbed to gunshot wounds sustained after responding to a domestic disturbance. Despite being wounded, Officer Paine was able to return fire and killed the suspect.

Officer Paine was a U.S. Navy veteran of WWI and had served with the Marblehead Police Department for over 33 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