Fallen Hero Obituary

Law enforcement officer killed in the line of duty in Massachusetts

Officer Albert R. Peterson Age: 36 years old Tour: 6 years Boston Police End of Watch: Tuesday, October 29, 1912
Patrolman Albert Peterson was shot and killed while questioning two men after receiving complaints from a woman that one of the men insulted her. During the questioning one of the men produced a revolver and shot Patrolman Peterson in the stomach. Both suspects fled and were never apprehended.

Patrolman Peterson had been with the agency for six years and was survived by his wife, mother, brother and sister.

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