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Detective James J. Troy | Boston Police Department, Massachusetts Boston Police Department, Massachusetts

Detective

James J. Troy

Boston Police Department, Massachusetts

End of Watch: Monday, January 13, 1930

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 30

Tour: Not available

Badge # 623

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Died in prison

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Detective Troy was shot and killed while making an arrest at approximately 5:45 pm.

The subject later died in prison.

Detective Troy was survived by his wife and six children.

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Today is the anniversary of James' line of duty death. My family and I are thinking of his service and sacrifice today. We are residents of the city of Boston and we have a fantastic police force here in the city. We as a community need to stand behind our law enforcement officers. James made the ultimate sacrifice and as the famous saying goes it is not just a community that loses an officer. It is a nation. Honor the fallen and never forget. This post is for Detective James Troy. You are in our hearts and prayers tonight.

Former Protective Security Officer (PSO) for Region 1 U.S. Department of Homeland Security Federal Protective Service Police, Pete Harrington BostonMA
January 13, 2016

 

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