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Chief of Police Frederick Thomas Towle | Colebrook Police Department, New Hampshire Colebrook Police Department, New Hampshire

Chief of Police

Frederick Thomas Towle

Colebrook Police Department, New Hampshire

End of Watch: Sunday, June 17, 1956

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 52

Tour: 10 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Heart attack

Incident Date: 6/17/1956

Weapon: Person

Suspect: Not available

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Chief of Police Frederick Towle suffered a fatal heart attack while attempting to arrest a man for being drunk in public.

Chief Towle was off duty at the time and walking down main street with his teenager daughter when he observed the intoxicated man in a vehicle on Main Street. After removing the man from the car to arrest him a struggle ensued. During the struggle, Chief Towle collapsed.

Chief Towle had served with the agency for 10 years. He is survived by his wife and four children.

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Thank you for your service and unselfish sacrifice for your fellow man! You belong to HIM now and forever! May your family and friends find comfort and peace in that fact. God Bless!

Rev. Steven R. Closs, D.D.
Retired Captain, Nashua Police Department, Nashua, NH
June 9, 2013

 

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