Fallen Hero Obituary

Law enforcement officer killed in the line of duty in Massachusetts

Officer Daniel A. Talbot Age: 30 years old Tour: 5 years Revere Police End of Watch: Saturday, September 29, 2007
Officer Daniel Talbot was shot and killed while off-duty.

Officer Talbot was off-duty and socializing with several other off-duty officers when there was a confrontation with several men. The men opened fire on the officers, striking Officer Talbot in the head. The officers returned fire, but the suspect fled.

He was transported to a local hospital following the shooting, where he remained in grave condition all day until succumbing to the wound.

One shooter and three accomplices were arrested within two days. The shooter was convicted of second degree murder and sentenced to life in prison February 10, 2010. He will be eligible for parole in 2025. One accomplice was found guilty of accessory to murder and sentenced to 8 to 12 years in prison. The remaining two plead guilty to accessory to murder and received three to six years each.

Officer Talbot had served with the Revere Police Department for five years and was assigned to the Gang Unit. He is survived by his fiancee, mother, brother, sister, grandparents, and nephew.

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