Patrolman Herbert D. Allen

Patrolman Herbert D. Allen

Boston Police Department, Massachusetts

End of Watch Sunday, December 25, 1927

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Herbert D. Allen

Patrolman Herbert Allen died of head injuries he received in a motorcycle crash near the intersection of Washington Street and Fairbanks Street.

Patrolman Allen had served with the Boston Police Department for almost two years. He was survived by his wife, two sons, and three brothers


  • Age 32
  • Tour 1 year, 8 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash

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Patrolman Allen, it has been 96 years since you were taken from us. New England law enforcement has continued to thrive, learn and become safer due to the traditions and sacrifices you, your family, and many others have made for us. Thank you for your almost 2 years of law enforcement service.

Chief (Ret) Steven Marshall
Georges Mills, NH

December 25, 2023

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