Fallen Hero Obituary

Law enforcement officer killed in the line of duty in Massachusetts

Correctional Officer James A. Callahan Sr Age: 49 years old Tour: 9 years Middlesex County Sheriff End of Watch: Friday, August 24, 1973
Correction Officer James Callahan suffered a fatal heart attack when he was assaulted by an inmate at the county jail.

The inmate was being moved to an isolation unit when the assault occurred.

Officer Callahan had served with the Middlesex County Sheriff's Office for nine years. He was survived by his wife and six children.

Remembering …

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