Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 28 years
Badge # Not available
Cause: Automobile accident
Captain Richard Cashin was killed in an on duty automobile accident on Route 1, in Saugus, at approximately 1:45 am. While searching for a reported erratic driver his patrol car left the roadway and struck a utility pole.
Captain Cashin was assigned as the shift commander of Troop A and had served with the Massachusetts State Police for 28 years.
He is survived by his wife, two daughters, and two sons. His uncle, Sergeant Arthur Cashin, was shot and killed in the line of duty on July 20, 1980, while serving with the Chelsea Police Department.
Related Line of Duty Deaths
Sergeant Arthur Cashin