Massachusetts State Troopers Monument
Small monument at the Massachusetts State Police General Headquarters
The Massachusetts State Police General Headquarters campus (GHQ) is located just off of Route 9 in Framingham. At the Police Headquarters is a small memorial to the Massachusetts State Troopers who have fallen in the line of duty.
Four Things I Learned
- Memorial was placed in 1960. They have been 21 Massachusetts State Troopers who have died since 1960.
- I wasn't able to find any information about the memorial or why it was placed at the location. There don't appear to be any special ceremony around the memorial.
- There are no names around the memorial, the memorial in Boston has the Trooper's names.
- Sergeant James H. Marshal was the only trooper to die in 1960. Prior to that, it was Patrolman Wallace E. Mathews who died on April 23, 1953.
Text of Memorial
Here's the text on the memorial:
In memory of those state troopers who have completed their last patrol and have gone before us. May they Rest in Peace in the Company of God.
Former Mass. State Troopers