Fallen Hero Obituary

Law enforcement officer killed in the line of duty in Massachusetts

Patrolman Louis D. Phipps Age: 30 years old Tour: 1 year Ashland Police End of Watch: Wednesday, June 10, 1942
Patrolman Louis Phipps suffered a fatal heart attack after being assaulted in struck in the chest while attempting to arrest an intoxicated person at a local dance party on Pleasant Street.

He was taken to his home where he remained bedridden for four days before passing away as a result of the injury.

Patrolman Phipps had served with the Ashland Police Department for one year. He was survived by his wife and five children.

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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