Patrolman Earl W. Tobin

Patrolman Earl W. Tobin

Massachusetts State Police, Massachusetts

End of Watch Friday, March 30, 1934

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Earl W. Tobin

Patrolman Earl Tobin was killed in a motorcycle accident in Freetown while responding to a vehicle accident. During the response he lost control of his motorcycle and struck the back of a truck. He was transported to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injuries later in the day.

Patrolman Tobin had been with the agency for seven months.


  • Age 30
  • Tour 7 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash

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Trooper Tobin, it has been 89 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 that you and too many others have made for us. Thank you for your service.

Chief (Ret) Steven Marshall
Georges Mills, NH

April 3, 2023

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