Patrol Officer Rubin A. Paine

Patrol Officer Rubin A. Paine

Marblehead Police Department, Massachusetts

End of Watch Tuesday, April 25, 1950

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Rubin A. Paine

Patrol Officer Reuben Paine succumbed to gunshot wounds sustained after responding to a domestic disturbance. Despite being wounded, Officer Paine was able to return fire and killed the suspect.

Officer Paine was a U.S. Navy veteran of WWI and had served with the Marblehead Police Department for over 33 years.


  • Age 61
  • Tour 33 years
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Shot and killed

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