Patrolman Harold A. Pelissier

Patrolman Harold A. Pelissier

Hadley Police Department, Massachusetts

End of Watch Sunday, June 29, 1930

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Harold A. Pelissier

Patrolman Harold Pelissier was killed in a motorcycle accident while escorting an ambulance transporting a mother and her two children to the Cooley-Dickinson Hospital in Northampton.

As he traveled on the Northampton-Amherst Highway, now Route 9, an elderly man confused by the sirens stepped into the path near the intersection of West Street. After striking the man, Patrolman Pelissier struck a utility pole. The elderly man was killed instantly, and Patrolman Pelissier died within hours from his injuries.

Patrolman Pelissier had been with the agency for four years.

Bio

  • Age 26
  • Tour 4 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash

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RIP. Photos of our fallen officers are hanging up in our station so nobody ever forgets them.

Officer Thomas Douglas
Hadley Police Department

January 2, 2021

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