Fallen Hero Obituary

Law enforcement officer killed in the line of duty in Massachusetts

Officer Adolph F. Butterman Age: 53 years old Boston Police End of Watch: Monday, June 16, 1919
Patrolman Adolph Butterman was shot by an unknown assailant during the May Day riot in Roxbury on May 1, 1919.

Captain Hugh Lee also died of a fatal heart attack after quelling the riot.

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