Fallen Hero Obituary

Law enforcement officer killed in the line of duty in Massachusetts

Officer William Loughrey Age: 44 years old Tour: 14 years Cambridge Police End of Watch: Tuesday, June 26, 1860
Patrol Officer Loughrey was stabbed to death while attempting to arrest a suspect.

He observed the man, covered in blood, running down the street. Believing the man was being pursued by other officers, Officer Loughrey attempted to subdue him. The suspect stabbed Officer Loughrey several times, causing him to bleed to death.

Officer Loughrey had served with the Cambridge Police Department for 14 years. He was survived by his wife and four 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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