Chief of Police Stanley Joseph Surpitski

Chief of Police Stanley Joseph Surpitski

Ipswich Police Department, Massachusetts

End of Watch Friday, January 30, 1970

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Stanley Joseph Surpitski

Chief of Police Stanley Surpitski suffered a fatal heart attack while on duty in court.

Chief Surpitski had served with the agency for 39 years. He was survived by his wife and two children.


  • Age 63
  • Tour 39 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Heart attack

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Chief Surpitski, it has been 54 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 39 years of law enforcement service.

Chief (Ret) Steven Marshall
Georges Mills, NH

January 30, 2024

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