Fallen Hero Obituary

Law enforcement officer killed in the line of duty in Massachusetts

Sergeant Joseph I. Cordes III Age: 55 years old Tour: 25 years Swampscott Police End of Watch: Monday, May 25, 1998
Sergeant Joseph Cordes died of a heart attack while writing a police report in the station's booking room. He is survived by his wife, son, daughter, and brother.

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