Fallen Hero Obituary

Law enforcement officer killed in the line of duty in Massachusetts

Officer James Brickley Age: 43 years old Tour: 11 years Boston Police End of Watch: Sunday, November 25, 1934
Patrolman James Brickley was struck and killed by a speeding truck while directing traffic at a fire. He was pronounced dead on arrival at Boston City Hospital as a result of a fractured skull

The suspect was arrested for and charged with manslaughter and driving to endanger, but was found not guilty. The incident was ruled a tragic accident.

Patrolman Brickley had served with the agency for 11 years. He was survived by his wife and two children.

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.

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