Fallen Hero Obituary

Law enforcement officer killed in the line of duty in Massachusetts

Captain Charles W. Wells Age: 64 years old Tour: 38 years Newburyport Police End of Watch: Thursday, January 15, 1920
Captain Wells suffered a fatal heart attack while assisting at the scene of a fire. He collapsed after helping firemen perform their duties. He was taken to a nearby home where he died shortly after a physician tended to him.

Captain Wells had served with the agency for 38 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