Fallen Hero Obituary

Law enforcement officer killed in the line of duty in Massachusetts

Trooper Robert J. MacDougall Age: 25 years old Tour: 3 years State Police End of Watch: Friday, August 6, 1971
Obituary
Trooper Robert MacDougall was struck and killed by a vehicle on Route 20 near Shrewsbury, Massachusetts, while investigating an earlier assault. He was standing in front of a vehicle containing a person he suspected of being involved in the assault. A tractor trailer struck the back of that vehicle, pushing it into Trooper MacDougall.

Trooper MacDougall had served with the agency for 3 years. He was survived by a son who later became a trooper for the agency.

Remembering …

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The Massachusetts Law Enforcement Memorial will serve as a permanent reminder of their dedication and ultimate sacrifice.

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