Fallen Hero Obituary

Law enforcement officer killed in the line of duty in Massachusetts

Patrolman Edward E. Gobin Age: 53 years old Tour: 18 years Attleboro Police End of Watch: Wednesday, January 20, 1932
Patrolman Gobin was shot and killed by a man suspected in a holdup. The suspect was placed in the back seat of the police car while Patrolman Gobin and another officer sat up front. They were on there way to the police station when the suspect produced a gun and shot Patrolman Gobin in the back of his head and the other officer in the shoulder. The suspect was arrested at his home a short time later.The suspect was convicted of Patrolman Gobin's murder and sentenced to death on April 1, 1932. His sentence was commuted to life in prison on April 27, 1933.

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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