Fallen Hero Obituary

Law enforcement officer killed in the line of duty in Massachusetts

Officer Andrew B. Cuneo Age: 44 years old Tour: 15 years Boston Police End of Watch: Saturday, August 13, 1921
Patrolman Andrew Cuneo was shot and killed by a former police officer who had stolen a .38 caliber revolver and five rounds of ammunition from a local store. He was shot once in the head and once in the chest when he confronted the suspect. The man was shot and wounded by other officers before being taken into custody.

Patrolman Cuneo had served with the agency for 15 years. He was survived by his wife and nine children.

On October 8, 2011 the City of Boston erected a memorial sign on Hanover Street in Boston's North End to mark the place where Patrolman Cuneo was shot and killed.

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