Fallen Heroes 2017-07-13T20:12:27+00:00

The Ultimate Sacrifice

Routine patrol duties are never ‘routine.’ Danger can be found in every aspect of a Trooper’s job, from a traffic stop along the side of a highway to a manhunt for a serial killer. State Troopers PBA members risk their lives every day while serving and protecting you. Many have made the ultimate sacrifice in pursuit of their duties. Below is a list of Massachusetts State Troopers who have been killed in the line of duty, along with links to websites that honor fallen law enforcement officers.

Trooper Thomas L. Clardy
Massachusetts State Police
EOW: Wednesday, March 16, 2016
Cause: Automobile crash

Trooper Ellen E. Engelhardt
Massachusetts State Police
EOW: Wednesday, June 1, 2011
Cause: Vehicular assault

Sergeant Douglas A. Weddleton
Massachusetts State Police
EOW: Friday, June 18, 2010
Cause: Vehicular assault

Captain Richard J. Cashin
Massachusetts State Police
EOW: Wednesday, January 28, 2009
Cause: Automobile crash

Trooper Paul Francis Barry
Massachusetts State Police
EOW: Thursday, June 15, 2006
Cause: Automobile crash

Trooper Vincent P. Cila
Massachusetts State Police
EOW: Friday, July 22, 2005
Cause: Motorcycle crash

Trooper Drew C. Chandler
Massachusetts State Police
EOW: Friday, July 21, 2000
Cause: Duty related illness

Trooper James Brian Malloy
Massachusetts State Police
EOW: Thursday, January 23, 1997
Cause: Heart attack

Trooper Paul Andrew Perry
Massachusetts State Police
EOW: Wednesday, February 22, 1995
Cause: Aircraft accident

Trooper James Mattaliano
Massachusetts State Police
EOW: Wednesday, February 22, 1995
Cause: Aircraft accident

Trooper Mark S. Charbonnier
Massachusetts State Police
EOW: Friday, September 2, 1994
Cause: Gunfire

Trooper Davidson Gould Whiting
Massachusetts State Police
EOW: Thursday, August 18, 1994
Cause: Automobile crash

Trooper Joseph Francis Moynihan, Jr.
Massachusetts State Police
EOW: Tuesday, June 19, 1990
Cause: Aircraft accident

Trooper George L. Hanna
Massachusetts State Police
EOW: Saturday, February 26, 1983
Cause: Gunfire

Trooper Donald E. Shea
Massachusetts State Police
EOW: Saturday, December 16, 1978
Cause: Automobile crash

Trooper Perley K. Johnson, Jr.
Massachusetts State Police
EOW: Monday, February 13, 1978
Cause: Fire

Trooper Edward A. Mahoney
Massachusetts State Police
EOW: Sunday, November 21, 1976
Cause: Automobile crash

Trooper Robert J. MacDougall
Massachusetts State Police
EOW: Friday, August 6, 1971
Cause: Struck by vehicle

Sergeant James H. Marshall
Massachusetts State Police
EOW: Friday, October 21, 1960
Cause: Heart attack

Patrolman Wallace E. Mathews
Massachusetts State Police
EOW: Thursday, April 23, 1953
Cause: Motorcycle crash