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Patrolman Kenneth B. Bell | Fitchburg Police Department, Massachusetts Fitchburg Police Department, Massachusetts


Kenneth B. Bell

Fitchburg Police Department, Massachusetts

End of Watch: Thursday, October 18, 1962

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 40

Tour: 7 years, 11 months

Badge # 37

Cause: Motorcycle crash

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Patrolman Bell was killed in a motorcycle accident while providing a motorcycle escort for a United States senator. A vehicle pulled into the path of Patrolman Bell's three-wheeled motorcycle on Water Street, causing him to suffer fatal injuries.

Patrolman Bell had served with the Fitchburg Police Department for almost 8 years. He was survived by his wife and three sons.

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It is now 55 years and you have not been forgotten.

God Bless you and forever Rest in Peace, Brother.

I cannot compete with the poignant words of Chief DeMoura from 2012. His eloquence in honoring you is outstanding and I thank him on behalf of all the rest of us.

Ptl. Jim Leahy, Jr.
Harvard University Police Department
October 18, 2017


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