Fallen Hero Obituary

Law enforcement officer killed in the line of duty in Massachusetts

Trooper John E. Higgins Age: 23 years old Tour: 9 months State Police End of Watch: Saturday, April 14, 1928
Patrolman John Higgins was killed in a motorcycle accident while on patrol in the town of Southborough. He had just left the Framingham Barracks when his motorcycle collided with an automobile on Framingham Road and Newton Street.

Patrolman Higgins had been with the agency for nine months.

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