Patrolman William L. Abbott

Patrolman William L. Abbott

Boston Police Department, Massachusetts

End of Watch Saturday, November 28, 1931

William L. Abbott

Patrolman William Abbott was killed when his police motorcycle struck a traffic pole while he was pursuing a stolen automobile.

Patrolman Abbott had served with the Boston Police Department for 10 years.


  • Age 39
  • Tour 10 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicle pursuit
  • Weapon Automobile
  • Offender Not available

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Brother, it is now 86 years and you have NOT been forgotten. God Bless you and all your descendants.

Ptl. Jim Leahy, Jr.
Harvard University Police Department

November 28, 2017

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