Fallen Hero Obituary

Law enforcement officer killed in the line of duty in Massachusetts

Officer Clarence E. Bolton Age: 63 years old Tour: 33 years Taunton Police End of Watch: Thursday, October 30, 1924
Patrolman Clarence Bolton succumbed to injuries sustained two months earlier when he was struck by a vehicle while on patrol.

He was crossing the street during a period of heavy rain which prevented the driver from seeing him. He was transported to a local hospital where he remained in a coma for two months before succumbing to his injuries.

Patrolman Bolton had served with the Taunton Police Department for 33 years. He was survived by his wife.

Remembering …

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The Massachusetts Law Enforcement Memorial will serve as a permanent reminder of their dedication and ultimate sacrifice.

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