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Captain Richard J. Cashin | Massachusetts State Police, Massachusetts Massachusetts State Police, Massachusetts


Richard J. Cashin

Massachusetts State Police, Massachusetts

End of Watch: Wednesday, January 28, 2009

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 52

Tour: 28 years

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Cause: Automobile accident

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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.

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Sergeant Arthur Cashin
Chelsea Police Department, Massachusetts
End of Watch: Sunday, July 20, 1980
Cause: Gunfire

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Today, January 28, 2016 the Massachusetts State Police takes a moment to honor and remember Captain Cashin on this his 7th anniversary. May he continue to rest in peace knowing that his memory, sacrifice and family have not been forgotten.

Tpr. Thomas E. Dolan
Massachusetts State Police
January 28, 2016


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