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Patrolman Robert A. Edmonds | Metropolitan Police Department, Massachusetts Metropolitan Police Department, Massachusetts


Robert A. Edmonds

Metropolitan Police Department, Massachusetts

End of Watch: Wednesday, December 23, 1936

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 43

Tour: 17 years

Badge # Not available

Military veteran

Cause: Automobile crash

Incident Date: 12/3/1936

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Patrolman Robert Edmonds succumbed to injuries sustained 20 days earlier when his patrol car collided with a tree on the Blue Hills Parkway in Milton.

He was taken to Milton Hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.

Patrolman Edmonds was a U.S. Marine Corps veteran of the WWI and a recipient of the Croix de Guerre. He had served with the Metropolitan Police Department for 17 years and was survived by his wife, five daughters, mother, and sister. He is buried in St. Joseph's Cemetery in Boston.

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Today, December 23, 2016, the Massachusetts State Police and the members of the former Metropolitan Police honor your memory on this your 80th anniversary. May you continue to rest in peace knowing that your sacrifice has not been forgotten.

Tpr. Thomas E. Dolan
Massachusetts State Police/ Metropolitan Police
December 23, 2016


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