Fallen Hero Obituary

Law enforcement officer killed in the line of duty in Massachusetts

Trooper Daniel Furtado Age: 23 years old Tour: 6 days State Police End of Watch: Sunday, October 8, 1950
Obituary
Patrolman Daniel Furtado was killed in a motorcycle accident on Woodland Street, in Boylston, on his first day of patrol out of the academy, and the sixth day after being appointed.

He was returning to the barracks when his motorcycle left the roadway and struck a tree in the town of Holden.

Patrolman Furtado was a U.S. Navy veteran of WWII.

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