Fallen Hero Obituary

Law enforcement officer killed in the line of duty in Massachusetts

Officer Emory Farrington Tour: 21 years Milton Police End of Watch: Thursday, June 8, 1922
Patrolman Farrington was shot and killed after interrupting several suspects who were stripping a stolen car of its parts. One of the suspects shot Patrolman Farrington in the back of the head. After Patrolman Farrington failed to check in during his normal rounds a search was initiated and his body was found next to the stolen car. No suspects were ever identified or apprehended in connection with his murder.

Patrolman Farrington had been with the agency for 21 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.

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