Fallen Hero Obituary

Law enforcement officer killed in the line of duty in Massachusetts

Chief Frank E. Burrell Age: 52 years old Tour: 13 years Quincy Police End of Watch: Wednesday, December 8, 1915
Chief Burrell succumbed to injuries sustained one year earlier when he was kicked in the groin while attempting to arrest three men. Chief Burrell never recovered from the injury and died several weeks after retiring on a medical pension.

Chief Burrell had served with the agency for 13 years. He was survived by his wife, son, and daughter.

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