Fallen Hero Obituary

Law enforcement officer killed in the line of duty in Massachusetts

Officer Walter B. Hird Age: 46 years old Tour: 19 years Methuen Police End of Watch: Monday, December 12, 1966
Patrolman Hird was assaulted and killed after responding to a domestic disturbance.

Patrolman Hird had served with the agency for 19 years. He was survived by his wife.

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