Line of Duty

The Massachusetts State Police Museum and Learning Center preserves the legacy of the 44 officers from the Massachusetts State Police and its former agencies which made up its ranks, who gave their lives in service to the citizens of our Commonwealth.  Their names and honor will live on forever. 

Patrolman John W. Powers

Metropolitan District Commission Police

E.O.W. August 16, 1912

 

Inspector James B. DeShazo

Massachusetts District Police

E.O.W. May 17, 1915

 

Patrolman Frederick G. Mercer

Massachusetts State Police

E.O.W. September 20, 1923

 

Patrolman George L. Prentiss

Massachusetts State Police

E.O.W. October 1, 1927

 

Patrolman Thomas J. Sullivan

Metropolitan District Commission Police

E.O.W. October 5, 1929

 

Patrolman Charles A. Better

Massachusetts State Police

E.O.W. September 28, 1930

 

Patrolman Earl W. Tobin

Massachusetts State Police

E.O.W. March 30, 1934

 

Patrolman Joseph W. Kelly

Massachusetts State Police

E.O.W. July 23, 1938

 

Patrolman Alfred A. Hewett

Massachusetts State Police

E.O.W. January 4, 1950

 

Patrolman Alje M. Savela

Massachusetts State Police

E.O.W. August 31, 1951

 

Sergeant James H. Marshall

Massachusetts State Police

E.O.W. October 21, 1960

 

Trooper Edward A. Mahoney

Massachusetts State Police

E.O.W. November 21, 1976

 

Trooper Donald E. Shea

Massachusetts State Police

E.O.W. December 16, 1978

 

Trooper George L. Hanna

Massachusetts State Police

E.O.W. February 26, 1983

 

Trooper Joseph F. Moynihan, Jr.

Massachusetts State Police

E.O.W. June 19, 1990

 

Trooper Mark S. Charbonnier

Massachusetts State Police

E.O.W. September 2, 1994

 

Sergeant Paul A. Perry

Massachusetts State Police

E.O.W. February 22, 1995

 

Trooper Drew C. Chandler

Massachusetts State Police

E.O.W. July 21, 2000

 

Trooper Vincent P. Cila

Massachusetts State Police

E.O.W. July 15, 2005

 

Captain Richard J. Cashin

Massachusetts State Police

E.O.W. January 28, 2009

 

Trooper Ellen E. Engelhardt

Massachusetts State Police

E.O.W. June 1, 2011

 

Trooper Thomas L. Clardy

Massachusetts State Police

E.O.W. March 16, 2016

Patrolman William Mateer

Metropolitan District Commission Police

E.O.W. January 10, 1909

 

Patrolman Robert D. Stewart

Metropolitan District Commission Police

E.O.W. February 8, 1913

 

Patrolman Irving B. Harding

Metropolitan District Commission Police

E.O.W. October 11, 1918

 

Patrolman Llewellyn A. Lowther

Massachusetts State Police

E.O.W. September 20, 1924

 

Patrolman John E. Higgins

Massachusetts State Police

E.O.W. April 14, 1928

 

Patrolman Charles F. McGonagle

Massachusetts State Police

E.O.W. August 2, 1932

 

Patrolman Robert A. Edmonds

Metropolitan District Commission Police

E.O.W. December 23, 1936

 

Corporal Albert T. Hayes

Massachusetts State Police

E.O.W. February 9, 1940

 

Patrolman Charles J. Collins

Massachusetts State Police

E.O.W. May 20, 1942

 

Patrolman Daniel Furtado

Massachusetts State Police

E.O.W. October 8, 1950

 

Patrolman Wallace E. Mathews

Massachusetts State Police

E.O.W. April 23, 1953

 

Trooper Robert J. MacDougall

Massachusetts State Police

E.O.W. August 6, 1971

 

Trooper Perley K. Johnson, Jr.

Massachusetts State Police

E.O.W. February 13, 1978

 

Patrolman Paul M. Kennefick

Metropolitan District Commission Police

E.O.W. July 14, 1982

 

Patrolman Robert P. Dana

Metropolitan District Commission Police

E.O.W. March 25, 1984

 

Trooper Davidson G. Whiting

Massachusetts State Police

E.O.W. August 18, 1994

 

Sergeant James Mattaliano

Massachusetts State Police

E.O.W. February 22, 1995

 

Trooper James B. Malloy

Massachusetts State Police

E.O.W. January 23, 1997

 

Detective Joseph E. McCain

Metropolitan District Commission Police

E.O.W. October 22, 2001

 

Trooper Paul F. Barry

Massachusetts State Police

E.O.W. June 15, 2006

 

Sergeant Douglas A. Weddleton

Massachusetts State Police

E.O.W. June 18, 2010

 

Sergeant Harold J. Collins

Metropolitan District Commission Police

E.O.W. May 31, 2012

 

 

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