Fallen Hero Obituary

Law enforcement officer killed in the line of duty in Massachusetts

Deputy Sheriff Joseph A. Freedman Age: 35 years old Tour: 7 years Suffolk County Sheriff End of Watch: Friday, April 11, 1997
Deputy Freedman suffered a fatal heart attack while distributing food carts at the Suffolk County House of Correction. His partner noticed that he was having a difficult time lifting the carts and he collapsed in the hallway moments later. CPR was initiated immediately and he was transported to a local hospital where he died a short time later.

Deputy Freedman had served with the agency for 7 years. He is survived by his wife and child.

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.

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