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Patrolman Andrew J. Tufts | Lynn Police Department, Massachusetts Lynn Police Department, Massachusetts


Andrew J. Tufts

Lynn Police Department, Massachusetts

End of Watch: Sunday, March 9, 1958

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Age: 52

Tour: 28 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Heart attack

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Patrolman Andrew Tufts suffered a fatal heart attack while involved in a foot pursuit of a drunk subject he and another officer attempted to arrest.

Patrolman Tufts had served with the Lynn Police Department for 28 years. He was survived by his wife and two children.

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Ptl. Tufts, on this 57th anniversary of your tragic death, I wish to thank you for your service to the people of the Commonwealth and of course the City of Lynn. What became of the drunk you and had to chase, I but I hope and pray he saw what his actions brought about and strove to change his life.

Wherever your family is now, I hope and pray they keep you forever in their hearts.

God Bless and may you eternally Rest in Peace, Brother.

Ptl. Jim Leahy, Jr.
Harvard University Police Dept.
March 9, 2015


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