Patrolman Daniel Furtado

Patrolman Daniel Furtado

Massachusetts State Police, Massachusetts

End of Watch Sunday, October 8, 1950

Daniel Furtado

Patrolman Daniel Furtado was killed in a motorcycle accident on Woodland Street, in Boylston, on his first day of patrol out of the academy, and the sixth day after being appointed.

He was returning to the barracks when his motorcycle left the roadway and struck a tree in the town of Holden.

Patrolman Furtado was a U.S. Navy veteran of WWII.


  • Age 23
  • Tour 6 days
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash

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Today, October 8, 2017 the Massachusetts State Police takes a moment to honor and remember Patrolman Daniel Furtado on this his 67th anniversary. May he continue to rest in peace knowing that his memory and sacrifice have not been forgotten.

Tpr. Thomas E. Dolan
Massachusetts State Police

October 8, 2017

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