Fallen Hero Obituary

Law enforcement officer killed in the line of duty in Massachusetts

Detective Joseph T. Moretti Age: 52 years old Tour: 18 years Revere Police End of Watch: Monday, September 24, 1973
Detective Joseph Moretti was shot and killed after responding to a silent alarm call at a night club.

He was shot in the neck with a shotgun as he entered the club. He was transported to a local hospital where he remained in a coma for 7 months before succumbing to the wound.

Detective Moretti had served in law enforcement for 18 years. He was survived by his wife and three children.

Remembering …

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The Massachusetts Law Enforcement Memorial will serve as a permanent reminder of their dedication and ultimate sacrifice.

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