Fallen Hero Obituary

Law enforcement officer killed in the line of duty in Massachusetts

Officer Richard H. McEvoy Age: 37 years old Tour: 4 years Spencer Police End of Watch: Friday, November 15, 1985
Patrolman McEvoy succumbed to gunshot wound sustained 10 years earlier while he and the chief investigated a suspicious man standing outside of a bank. The chief was also shot and wounded during the incident.

The shooting left Patrolman McEvoy paralyzed and with injuries that he eventually died from.

Patrolman McEvoy had served with the agency for 4 years at the time of the shooting. He was survived by his wife.

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