Fallen Hero Obituary

Law enforcement officer killed in the line of duty in Massachusetts

Patrol Officer Edward T. Landers Age: 50 years old Tour: 24 years Barnstable Police End of Watch: Wednesday, October 17, 1984
Patrol Officer Edward Landers suffered a fatal heart attack while struggling with a subject at the scene of a domestic violence call.

The man resisted and a struggle ensued as Officer Landers attempted to arrest him. Officer Landers collapsed as he attempted to place the man into handcuffs. He was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Officer Landers had served with the Barnstable Police Department for 24 years. He is survived by his wife and two children.

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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