Patrolman George L. Prentiss

Patrolman George L. Prentiss

Massachusetts State Police, Massachusetts

End of Watch Saturday, October 1, 1927

George L. Prentiss

Patrolman George Prentiss was killed in a motorcycle accident while patrolling Route 8 in Farnams. He was thrown from the motorcycle and struck a utility pole.

Patrolman Prentiss had served with the Massachusetts State Police for four years. He was survived by his parents, two brothers, and three sisters.


  • Age 25
  • Tour 4 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash

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Today, October 1, 2017, the Massachusetts State Police takes a moment to honor and remember Patrolman George L. Prentiss on this his 90th anniversary. May he continue to rest in peace knowing that his memory and sacrifice has not been forgotten.

Tpr. Thomas E. Dolan
Massachusetts State Police/Metropolitan Police

October 1, 2017

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