Fallen Hero Obituary

Law enforcement officer killed in the line of duty in Massachusetts

Trooper Charles F. McGonagle Age: 36 years old Tour: 3 years State Police End of Watch: Tuesday, August 2, 1932
Obituary
Patrolman Charles McGonagle was killed when he lost control of his motorcycle on the wet surface of South Main Street in the town of East Longmeadow.

Patrolman McGonagle was a U.S. Army veteran of WWI and had served with the Massachusetts State Police for three years. He was survived by his wife.

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