Fallen Hero Obituary

Law enforcement officer killed in the line of duty in Massachusetts

Officer Frank B. Callahan Age: 54 years old Tour: 26 years Boston Police End of Watch: Tuesday, February 20, 1945
Patrolman Callahan was shot and mortally wounded by a man who he attempted to stop who was running from a pawn shop. The man had just killed the proprietor and his wife during a holdup attempt. Another officer who was standing nearby shot and killed the suspect. Patrolman Callahan died in the hospital the next day.

Patrolman Callahan 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.

Our Strength is in their Memories