Patrolman Earl W. Tobin

Patrolman Earl W. Tobin

Massachusetts State Police, Massachusetts

End of Watch Friday, March 30, 1934

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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Today, March 30, 2017 the Massachusetts State Police takes a moment to honor and remember Patrolman Earl W. Tobin on this his 83rd anniversary. May he continue to rest in peace knowing that his memory and sacrifice have not been forgotten.

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

March 30, 2017

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