Patrolman Albert Saccocia

Patrolman Albert Saccocia

East Bridgewater Police Department, Massachusetts

End of Watch Friday, September 30, 1966

Albert Saccocia

Patrolman Albert Saccocia suffered a fatal heart attack moments after quelling a large fight at a local nightclub. He and another officer were attempting to break up the fight, which involved approximately 20 people, when one of the fighters took his nightclub and struck him with it several times.

He collapsed approximately five minutes after the fighting was stopped.

Patrolman Saccocia had served with the agency for 15 years. He was survived by his wife and three children.

Bio

  • Age 53
  • Tour 15 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Heart attack

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Ptl. Saccocia, today marks 52 years. I know you are resting in peace and I know God has blessed you. I also know that you have watched over your family every moment since your passing, and they know it as well.

Ptl. Jim Leahy, Jr.
Harvard University Police Department

September 30, 2018

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