Fallen Hero Obituary

Law enforcement officer killed in the line of duty in Massachusetts

Officer Francis McDermott Methuen Police End of Watch: Saturday, August 8, 1908
Patrolman Francis McDermott and Patrolman Charles Emerson were shot and killed while paroling the Peat Meadow in the area of Lowell and Woodland Streets at 2200 hours. Patrolman McDermott and Patrolman Emerson were assigned to the area to watch for persons who were stealing hay in the location. The suspect in their murders were never apprehended.

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.

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