Fallen Hero Obituary

Law enforcement officer killed in the line of duty in Massachusetts

Lieutenant Gregory A. Principe Age: 43 years old Tour: 20 years Braintree Police End of Watch: Friday, March 1, 1991
Lieutenant Gregory Principe and Sergeant Ernest DeCross were killed in an on duty auto accident while responding to a call.

Lieutenant Principe had served with the agency for 20 years. He is survived by his wife, two daughters and two sons, one of whom later became a Boston Police Officer.

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