Fallen Hero Obituary

Law enforcement officer killed in the line of duty in Massachusetts

Officer Albert G. Eckart Age: 38 years old Tour: 9 years Cambridge Police End of Watch: Saturday, November 3, 1951
Patrolman Albert Eckart was killed after being thrown from the back of an ambulance at the intersection of Prospect Street and Harvard Street.

He was escorting a patient to the hospital during a snow storm when the accident occurred.

Patrolman Eckart had been in law enforcement for nine years. He served as a Military Policeman in the U.S. Army during WWII before returning to duty for Cambridge. He was survived by his wife, parents, and several brothers.

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