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Constable Donald Francis Adams | Chelmsford Police Department, Massachusetts Chelmsford Police Department, Massachusetts


Donald Francis Adams

Chelmsford Police Department, Massachusetts

End of Watch: Tuesday, July 19, 1927

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 27

Tour: 3 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Committed

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Constable Adams was shot and killed by a man he ordered off a street car to investigate an extortion complaint a citizen had made against him. The street car motorman subdued the suspect and turned him over to the police.

The suspect was sent to Bridgewater Hospital for the criminally insane.

Constable Adams was survived by his wife and two children.

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Constable Adams, may you rest in peace and rise in Glory.

Valerie Cowart
Friend of Millie Adams, Your Daughter

Valerie Cowart
Friend of Constable Adams' Daughter, Millie Adams
May 7, 2017


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