Fallen Hero Obituary

Law enforcement officer killed in the line of duty in Massachusetts

Officer Richard Vigneault Age: 32 years old Tour: 5 years Springfield Police End of Watch: Wednesday, April 11, 1973
Police Officer Richard Vigneault was killed when his patrol car was struck head-on by a drunk driver.

Officer Vigneault had served with the Springfield Police Department for five years. He was survived by his wife and three 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.

Our Strength is in their Memories