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Trooper James Brian Malloy | Massachusetts State Police, Massachusetts Massachusetts State Police, Massachusetts


James Brian Malloy

Massachusetts State Police, Massachusetts

End of Watch: Thursday, January 23, 1997

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 45

Tour: 16 years

Badge # Not available

Military veteran

Cause: Heart attack

Weapon: Person

Offender: Not available

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Trooper James Malloy suffered a fatal heart attack after struggling with a combative prisoner on at the barracks on Route 1, in Foxboro.

He had escorted a prisoner from his cell to a pay phone and was attempting to put the prisoner back into the cell when the man became combative and struggled with Trooper Malloy.

After getting the prisoner back in the cell Trooper Malloy then assisted carrying several heavy bundles of confiscated marijuana up several flights of stairs. He reported to the front desk and asked for medical assistance for chest pains before collapsing.

Trooper Malloy was a U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam War and had served with the Massachusetts State Police for 16 years. He is survived by his wife and three children.

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I am riding the LEU ride in your name this year. It is an honor to ride in memory of you and your service. Rest in knowing you are not forgotten sir.

Sgt. R. Watts
Virginia Beach Sheriff's Office
March 17, 2017


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