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Sergeant Richard F. Halloran | Boston Police Department, Massachusetts Boston Police Department, Massachusetts


Richard F. Halloran

Boston Police Department, Massachusetts

End of Watch: Thursday, November 6, 1975

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 33

Tour: 7 years

Badge # 3532

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Sentenced to life

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Sergeant Richard Halloran was shot and killed while investigating a suspicious vehicle. Another officer found his body laying next to his patrol car. A suspect was apprehended after an investigation revealed he was the son of another officer.

The man was arrested and sentenced to life in prison.

Sergeant Halloran had served with the agency for seven years. He was survived by his wife and two sons.

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It's now 41 years and your name is still remembered, and it's heartwarming to see so many reflections from family and friends. It speaks volumes of who you were.

God Bless, Brother.

Ptl. Jim Leahy, Jr.
Harvard University Police Dept.
November 6, 2016


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